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,IR Thursday, December 2, 2010 t Tri-County News Kimball, MN Holiday potluck dinner The Cokato Historical Society will host its 36th annual holiday potluck dinner 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, at Cokato City Hall (255 BroadwayAvenue). This event is free and open to the public, you do not have to be a member of the historical society to attend. Please bring a dish for the table and a friend or two, so that you can enjoy this annual evening of fun and fellowship. Making a return engagement to provide musical entertainment will be Diane Iarvi. She will play a mix of traditional ethnic and con- temporary holiday songs for you to enjoy. For more information, please contact the Cokato Museum, (320) 286-2427, or . Kimball Senior Citizens Nov. 1 5 The members of the Kim- ball Senior Citizens met Monday, Nov. 15, at St. Anne's Dining Site after lunch. President Nell Hilary called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all. Secretary Ann Ham- ilton read the minutes of the last meeting and the treasurer Anita Hoefer read the treasurer's report. A short meeting was held. No birthdays. The meeting was adjourned. Three tables of 500 were played. WinnersLarry Sheetz go t first place, Darby Curtis took second place, and Anna Boese got the door prize. Toots Capes served lunch. Anita will serve Monday, Dec. 20, at our next meeting. Benedicta Linn The Kingston Lions Present The Kbtgery Fancily Holiday Concert ..... " Saturday, Dec' 11, 7 pm ..... " Kingston Community Center ~ ,/L~!~..Freewill donation for admission !, Refreshments to follow concert Proceeds 9o to the Meeker County Food Shelf Legion Auxiliary Mitten Tree The Frederick A. Metcalf Unit 261 American Legion Auxiliary has the Mitten Tree up and ready for donations of mittens, hats, gloves, scarves, etc. We are also seeking to gather School supplies for students in need, such as pencils, erasors, back Holiday Train is coming Dec. 13 The CP Rail Holiday Train soon The train is scheduled to depart will start rolling again. It is sched- by 10 p.m. (Keep in mind that Kim- uled to make a stop in Kimball ball is the last stop of the night, this year, at about 9 p.m. Monday, and the train may be a little late.) Dec. 13. The train will stop where Preparations are under way the tracks intersect with Highway NOW, though, with the KAHS 15 (Main Street) in town. The Hol- National Honor Society collect- iday Train show will begin at 9:15, ing food and money donations on the south side of the tracks, for the local food shelf. A major (The railcar stage will face the purpose of the Holiday Train is to ballpark, and crowds can safely raise awareness and donations for gather between the tracks and the local food shelves along the train's ballpark, route. (Donations to the Kimball A number of activities are Area Food Shelf are available to scheduled for that evening, start- residents in local communities ing with a 6 p.m. Choir concert and as well, not just those who live in 6:30 p.m. Band concert at Kim- Kimball.) ball Area High School. After the Donations can be dropped off concerts, Hendricks Bus will pro- at either Kimball school, the State vide bus transportation to Willow Bank of Kimball, or Gohmann's Creek Park,.as there will be lim- Foods. Cash donations are pre- ited safe parking in the area of the ferred (and can be most effectively park. utilized to benefit local families), Hot cocoa and cookies will be but all donations will be hap- available at the park shelter at 8:15 pily accepted. You can also bring before the show. donations to the park Dec. 13. will be 0pen December -5 Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 9 am-5 Sunday, 1-4 pm 68962 CSAH 17, WATKINS JCT OF MN #24 & MKR CrY #17 e-mai| PHONE 320-282-8906 B" ~ 2"- "~ packs, notebooks, etc. Donations are greatly appreci- ~---~ ated by our community in need. ] 5TH AHHUAL PIONEER CHRISTMAS Deadline for donations will be I .~/~---'~ 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12. Thank you much! CindyMay, I For t city Stockade Public Relations Chairman 6 Mile= of Utchfield on Highway 24 Kimball Legion ! .c., ..... ;att/;day. December 4th, 2010 Auxiliary Dec. 13 1:OO a.m.- 5:00 p.m. The regular nleeting of the Frederick A. Metcalf Unit 261 American Legion Auxiliary will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 13. A pot-luck and Christmas gift exchange is planned. Bring one white elephant gift (something gently used) and one $5-1imk gift. Make sure you label and wrap each gift appropriately. Have a safe and happy holiday season! Cindy May, Public Relations Chairman Admission $3 - 12 & under free V Mt with Santo Sleigh Rides Pioneer Trading Post = /v~,oking Old Fashioned Ornaments Live Chrlstmos Music Continue your collection with the 1 3th FOODS SERVED ALL Cream con stew " Homemade ice cream Fry bread & Lefse Coffee o Old Fashioned Rootbeer Rohlin-Rice Lauren Rohlin and Raymen Rice announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Robert and Jury Rohlin of Buffalo, and Tim- othy and Lori Rice of Kimball. Lauren is a student at the Col- lege of St. Benedict where she will graduate in May with a degree in psychology. She is currently part of the Fighting Saints ROTC program and will commission in May into the Medical Service Corps. Raymen is a student at St. Cloud State University and will gradu- ate this December with a degree in criminal justice. He is also part of the Fighting Saints ROTC program, and will commission in December into the Military Police Corps. Page 3 ~u TO/~__d/i,~ ~ 1 ~i:~ ;~ml & ~ aim., Great F0od~ i [ ~i!Holi&yMmic'HayWagnRides ~ I I t Saturday, Dec. 4 KINGSTON Community Center located south of Kimball Dress Warm I Lots of Outdoor &tivities ww'.v, for~ stci~/