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Pa e 10 Santa to take calls at SCTV Once again Santa Claus has set aside time in his very busy sched- ule to do a quick tour of the coun- try and find out what boys and girls want for Christmas. Santa will be at SCTV (School and Community TV) Dec. 14, and again on Dec. 21, between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. to take phone calls live on the air. "My elves are hard at work and I want to be sure they are making all the right presents for the good boys and girls in central Minnesota. What better way to find out than to take a few phone calls while I'm in town?" said Santa. Boys and girls can call in to the studio and give their first name to Bulletin Board 4 Calondar Thursday, December3,2009 Tr!,~ Kimball, MN Bible study at St. C0m/ /U/ti / Thursday, Dec. 3,'7:30 p.m., SPOIkT the helper answering the phone and children can then talk directly to Santa. Parents will want to be sure to mark their calendars and call any of these numbers: 256- 7444, 597-7444, 764-7444. In addition to sponsoring San- ta's visit to SCT~, Channel 19 on the diversiCOM cable service, diversi- COM is also inviting children to par- ticipate in a coloring contest. Color- ing sheets can be picked up at both the Mekose and Mainstreet diversi- COM offices. By returning the com- pleted sheet to diversiCOM, chil- dren will be entered into a draw- ing for prizes to be given out during Santa's television broadcast. Kimball Cubs EV-Watldns Eagles Boys' Basketball SATURDAY, DEC. 5,12 P.M.V. ECHO CHARTER TUESDAY, DEC. 8, 7:30 P.M., V. ZIMMERMAN. (NO 9TH GRADE) Friday, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m., at Litchfield THURSDAY, DEC.IO,6P.M.V.~PRA1RIE Saturday, Dec. i9,7:30p.m.,atWatertown- Monday, Dec. 14, 6 p.m. at Milaca Mayer FRIDAY, DEC. 18, 6 P.M. KIMBALL TOURN. Tuesday, Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m., at ACGC Girls' Basketball Friday, Dec. 4, 6 p.m. at Royalton Thursday, Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m., at Sartell-St. Stephen SATURDAY, DEC. 5,12 P.M.Y. ECHO CHARTER Monday, Dec. Z 7:30 p.m., at Foley TUESDAY, DEC. 8, 6 P.M.V. DASSEL- COKATO Friday, Dec. 11, TBD, at Litchfield TUESDAY, DEC. 15, 6 P.M.Y.E.V.-WATKINS Tuesday, Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m., at Kimball Friday, Dec. 18, 6 p.m. at Holdingford FRIDAY, DEC. 18, 7:30 P.M., V. PIERZ. Wrestling FRIDAY, DEC.4,BP.M.V. RENVILLEOD.WEST Friday, Dec. 4, 3:30 p.m., at BBE. Saturday, Dec. 5, 10:00 a.m. at Rush City Saturday, Dec. S, 10 a.m, at Litchfield. Individual Tournament Friday, Dec; 11, 4 p.m., at Willmar. Tuesday, Dec. 8, 5 p.m. at Becket-Big Lake Tri TnF, SDAY, DEC. 15, 5 P.M., V. ACGC AT BBE. Thursday, Dec. 17, 5 p.m. at BBE-Browerville Tri TnESDAY, DEC. 13, 5 P.M., V. ROCORL T(N Dmd/iqe: 21u l eys Huntin for a Great SPECIAL Sevel BEE ~r the next $ weeks, you can run a FREE ad ea~ week (up to 20 words for At $6 a week times 5 weeks, that's $30- cost as a regular subscription for a in the information below, call or bring it in by 2 Monday, and we'll run your classifi~ that week for is current). OR start a new ,5 weeks of classified ads for FREE. to subscribers onl' and to My Name: FREE Classified Ad Request I currently subscribe to the Tri-CountyNews, and subscription is paid up through Dec. 31, 2009, or beyond. or ~I'd like to start a new subscription and get my free classified ads. Enclosed is the subscription coupon above. Please run my ad below for (circle one) 1 2 3 4 5 weeks Gertrude's It is with great excitement that St. Gertrude's invites you to "Adventures in Matthew: The King and His Kingdom." This bible study focuses on Jesus as the ful- fillment of the promises of the Old Testament. It also touches on Jesus' establishment of the Church as the Kingdom of Heaven on earth. Set in the rich context of Jesus' Jewish culture, this 24-session study will help you understand the universal truths of the Kingdom of God and God's will for us today. Wednesday, Dec. 2, the Bible study group starts its journey through Matthew, all the while working around holidays. The cost is $50 for this DVD course, this includes study materials. If you have questions, call Mike McNeil at St. Gertrude's (320) 693-7801 or Linda Poirier at (320) 275-2869. Otherwise come and register in person in St. Gertrude's basement. ~ GREAT RIVER REGIONAL IBRARY Kimball Public Library Library Hours Monday 3-6 Wednesday 10-1 3-6 Thursday 1-8 Friday 1 O- 1 3-6 Saturday 9-12 5 Main Street North, Kimball, MN 55353 320-398-3915 Flags (all & Friday, Dec. 4, 10:45 a.m.-l:30 p.m., Christ Child Luncheon at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Annandale. $6 adults, $2 children; proceeds to Birthline and three other groups. (320) 274-5899. Saturday, Dec. 5, 8:30 a.m.- 2 p.m., Christmas bazaar at St. John's Lutheran Church in Kim- ball; BBQ & soup lunch available. See their ad on page 2. Friday, Dec. 11, 6-9 p.m., Camp Friendship Auxiliary annual wine tasting Christmas party with bake sale, silent auction, and quilt raf- fle; (320) 558-210Z Saturday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m., Kings- ton Lions present The Kingery Family Holiday concert at Kings- ton Community Center; free- will donation, with refreshments following concert; proceeds to Meeker County food shelf. Education Monday, Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m., KAHS Band & Choir Christmas Concert. Come at 7 p.m. to hear a holiday vocal prelude by soloists. Monday, Dec. 7, 7 p.m., Kimball Sports Boosters. Monday, Dec. 7, 8 p.m., Kimball FFA meeting. Thursday, Dec. 10, 6-7 p.m., "Mrs. Claus is coming to town" at the Kimball Public Library; free and open for ages 0-6. Thursday, Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m., Kimball youth wrestling sign-up, at KAHS junior high commons area; parent meeting is at 7 p.m. Contact: Brad Donnay, (320) 398- 5362. Thursday, Dec. 17, 9 am. and 7 p.m., KES music program, grades 1(-3. overnment Monday, Dec. 7, (6:30 p.m. open forum); 7 p.m., Eden Valley- Watkins school board meeting, includes Truth in Taxation. Monday, Dec. 7, (6:30 p.m. bud- get review mtg.); 7 p.m., Kimball City Council meeting, Kimball City Hall. (320) 398-2725. Monday, Dec. 7, 7 p.m., Watkins Fire Dept.; 7:30 p.m., Watkins Res- cue. Monday, Dec. 7, 8 p.m., Fairhaven Township, F.H. Town Hall. (320) 251-3425. Tuesday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m., Maine Prairie Township meeting at Kim- ball Area Fire Hall; (320) 398-2905. -2269 Wednesday, Dec. 9, 7 p.m., Clearwater River Watershed Dis- Bob Hermann~'B93-6782 trict meeting, Annandale Middle __ School. Ir" i .-- .,. .-- ...... "11 I rCounty" News I I[ Alwayssmethingt ead"" if0r: eryoneli Tri-Countv s Subscription Form: ~NEW RENEWAl| [3$30/yearformailinginMinnesotaor [~ $40/year for mailing out-of-state 13 , 0/year SENIOR rate in Mhmesota~L~J $30/year SENIOR rate out-state I I (SENIORS are age 62 and olderJ " "~am~ Wel~pho.e' ! ~ddress/City/State/Zip rlethod of pavraent: !-i Check enclosed, or ~ I lease charge $__ to mv: i~ VISA '~t MC | |2ard number: exp. date: / | iiii Signature :1 P.O. Box220, Kimball MN 55353-0220 I Tel/Fax (320) 398-5000 _. i lm i, i I i I i i i i Offer expires, and free ads will not run beyond Dec. 31, 2009. Wat-Kim-Valley VFW. Saturday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 6th annual craft & bake sale at Kingston Community Center; lunch will be available. Saturday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Immigrants' Christmas at Min- nesota Pioneer Park, Annandale. (320) 274-6489. Saturday, Dec. 5, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Santa Day at EV-W High School: crafts, cookie decorating, hot dogs, and Santa. Bring a food shelf donation. Saturday, Dec. 5, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 14th annual Pioneer Christmas at Forest City Stockade; see ad on page 11. $3 admission (free age 12 & younger). Sunday, Dec. 6, 1-3 p.m., Dino Holidaze at Stearns History Museum. Sunday, Dec. 6, 1-5 p.m., Litchfield Area Holiday Tour of Churches, including Ostmark Lutheran Church in rural Wat- kins. Sunday, Dec. 6, 3 and 6 p.m., Just for Kix winter dance show, at Sank Rapids High School gymna- sium; come watch local dancers perform. Tuesday, Dec. 8, 9 p.m., Watkins Sportsmen's Club. Thursday, Dec. 10, 4-7 p.m., Portraits with Santa at Images by Marguerite; see ad on page 3. Thursday, Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m., Minn. Prairie Spinners at Kimball City Hall. Thursday, Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m., Kimball Legion Auxiliary meets. Thursday, Dec. 10, 8 p.m., Wat- kins Lions. Saturday, Dec. 12,WatkinsSanta Day, at old Village Hall. 9-11 a.m. Kids' shopping, with all gifts $1. 1 p.m., "The Blizzard of Claus" play; visits and photos with Santa to fol- low. After the program, join every- one at the Watkins Lions skating rink for free hot dog and hot cocoa (for kids), and sleigh rides by Prai- rie Percherons. Food shelf dona- tions happily accepted. Saturday, Dec. 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Holiday Stop-N-Shop at Kimball United Methodist Church (Hwy. 55); crafts, ven .dors, and a sloppy Joe lunch available. See ad on page 3. Saturday, Dec. 12, 10 a.m.-noon Santa Claus Day at Kimball City Hall; see their ad on page 2. Saturday, Dec. 12,11 a.m.-2 p.m., Santa and Horse-drawn sleigh rides sponsored by Fairhaven Lions, at Schindele's elk ranch in Clearwater. See ad on page 3. e@ You can now order ~ rubber stamps, seals and signs. Quick service, low prices and high quality. Stop by and take a look! 70 Main Street South Kimball 1320) 398-5000