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Thursday, December 16, 2010 Tri-County News Kimball, MN !.;3" ~ ............................ ii ~ " Page 5 Early Childhood Screening is mandatory Kimball schools Menu Dec. 20-24 Breakfast Early Childhood Screening isMonday: Sausage gravy over bis- mandatory prior to enrollment in cuit, juice choice, milk. public school. The purpose of the Tuesday-First Day of Winter: screening is to identify early health Sausage patty & cheese on an Eng- or developmental needs. Kim-lish muffin, juice choice, milk. ball Public Schools is perform- Wednesday: Scrambled eggs ins early childhood screening on & ham, slice of toast, juice choice, the following Fridays: Jan. 21, and milk. April 1, 2011. Children must be Thursday: Breakfast pizza, juice at least 3 years old by the date of screening. If you have a child between the ages of 3 and 5 who have not been screened, please call the elementarY school to schedule a screening appointment. If you has not been contacted, or you are choice, milk. Friday-Christmas Eve; No School. Lunch Monday: White chicken chili or hot dog on wheat, baked potato, honey glazed corn bread, pear slices, milk. Tuesday-First Day of Win- ter: Chicken cordon bled on wheat or turkey BLT wrap, corn, sliced peaches, milk. Wednesday: Chicken nuggets or egg salad on wheat, mac & cheese, green beans, sliced wheat bread, applesauce, milk. Thursday: Beefy nachos or chicken patty on wheat, corn, sliced wheat bread, Mandarin oranges, milk. Friday-Christmas Eve; No School. new to the Kimball School District, please calltheelementmyY, schlat imball senior Dinin Menu i 398-5425, ext. 205, to talk to Becca Morgan, the schoolnurse and early Dec, 20-24 or what you can afford. Guests childhood screening coordinator, under 60 pay $7. Monday-"500": Chicken la REMINDER: When there is a king, baking powder bis- choice of entree onthemenu, you cult, peas and carrots, orange will receive the first one listed wedges, pudding. UNLESS you notify us. The col- Fish shelter Tuesday-Euchre: Hamburger-fee pot is on by 11:15 a.m. every ! identification tomato casserole, corn, lettuce Wednesday. Sol salad, snickerdoodlecookie. For more information, call HR Mon-Fri: 7:30-5:30; Sat: |0-Noon required Wednesday: Beef tips in gravy, Rosalea Hoeft at (320) 398-2211 on in Kimball 398-2200 egg noodles, French cut green between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Conservation officers from the beans, peach slices, applesauce Gift dining booklets are avail- 1 Minnesota Department of Natu-gelatin. , able at the Senior Dining Site and i ral Resources (DNR) have someThursday: BBQ riblet, O Brien the State Bank of Kimball. Par- reminders for ice anglers and oth- potatoes, peas & carrots, wheat tially funded under contract with ers who plan to place shelters on bread, rice pudding, the Central Minnesota Council of the ice of Minnesota waters this Friday: Specials of the Day.Aging as part of the Older Amer- winter. 1% milk is served with everyicans Act and administered by 1 All shelters placed on the ice meal. Menu is subject to change. Catholic Charities of the Diocese must display either the com- Suggested contribution for per- ofSt. Cloud. plete name and address, a driver's sons 60+ and volunteers is $3.50, license number, or the nine-digit DNR number on the license of the owner. The information must be plainly andlegibly displayed on the Do drivers overestimate their skills? outside of the shelter, in letters and by Sgt. Kathy Pederson Have you ever driven when you figures at least 2 inches high. The Minnesota State Patrol felt "impaired"? reqflirement includes ice skating Dear Trooper Kathy: I'm work- TRAFFIC STOPS: 1 point for warming houses and other tradi- ins on a story about driving safety, each no tional structures placed on the ice, I thought you might have some Have you ever been stopped by either temporarily or overnight, input from the State Patrol's per- law enforcement and received a There are other shelter regula- spective. We recently posted a poll ticket or a warning for your driving ', tions: Any shelter (fish houses, dark on our web site asking people to behavior? rate their driving skills. Sixty-six Have you ever lied to law I houses, warming houses, etc.) left percent said they were above aver- enforcement? t on the ice at anytime between mid- age to one degree or another. Do Do you know the law enforce- t night and one hour prior to sunrise you think drivers overestimate their ment officers by their first name? must have a shelter license, driving skills? (unless it is from positive meet- The Department of Pub- TROOPER KATHY SAYS: Yes, J ingsI) lic "Safety now requires the regis- believe people GREATLY overes- TRAFFIC CRASHES: 1 point for tration of trailers used to haul ice timate their driving skills. Instead each no fishing houses or dark houses, and let's ask them some questions. Have you ever been involved in 1 enclosed trailers or recreational SEATBELTS: 1 point for each yes a "minor" property damage traffic 1 trailers used for fishing. Registra- Do You ALWAYS wear your seat- crash Ifender bender)? tion can be done at a local deputy belt? Have you ever been involved in a registrar. Do you wear it correctly? traffic crash which resulted in a per- - A tag, furnished with a license, Do you wear it, even when you sonal injury? must be attached to the exterior in only have a couple of blocks to go? Have you ever been involved in a readily visible location. Do you require (not request) a traffic crash that resulted in a traf- Shelters left on the ice over- everyone in your vehicle to wear fic death? night need to have at least 2 square their safety belts, all the time? 0-5 points-You are definitely inches of reflective material on DRIVING tAWS: 1 point for each a POOR driver. Consider signing ~ each side of the house. A shelter license is not required yes up for some driving improvement ~: Do you always obey the speed classes or walking. on border waters with Wiscon- limit? (Or do you drive a "FEW" 6-10 points-You are a below sin, Iowa, North Dakota or South miles an hour over the limit? average driver. There is LOTS of Dakota. Do You STOP COMPLETELY at room for improvement. Perhaps a On border waters, shelters all stop signs? bicycle is in your future. ~'"~ ~FI must comply with the identifica- Doyouleave5-6stripesbetween11-15 points-You are an aver- M tion requirements of the state for your vehicle and the car in front age driver. Make an effort to change i . which the angler is licensed,of you when traveling at highway a few of your bad habits. You A shelter may not be erected speeds? show signs of becoming a GOOD within 10 feet of an existing shelter. Do you leave 2-3 stripes between DRIVER. " Portable shelters may be used your vehicle and the car in front of 16-19 points-You are a GREAT Free Installation on Internet or for fishing within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wildernessyou when traveling"in Town"? DRIVER! You are in the minority. Bundled services. Sign up today! DRIVING BEHAVIORS: 1 point Feel free to give your spouse and (BWCAW), but must be removed for each no friends TIPS on "how to drive! Offer ends 12/31/I0. from the ice each night. The struc- Do you ever talk on the cell If you have any questions Some restrictions apply. ture must be removed from the phone while driving? regarding traffic safety and/or traf- BWCAW each time the occupant Do you study your GPS whilefic laws, please e-mallher at . Sgt. Ped- (.. ::.::. Do you put on your make-up or erson will not offer advice on spe- shave while driving? cific situations or real events, which 764.7600 Do you ever drive after having involve law enforcement. 224 Main St E, Melrose, MN 56352 one or two drinks?