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Page 6 Church Obit. Ed Schlink, 89 Ed Schlink of South Haven died peacefully Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at the Annandale Care Center. He was 89. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22, at Zion United Methodist Church in South Haven with Pastor Luke C. Nelson officiating. Friends called one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church. Burial was in Zion United Methodist Cemetery. Edward Charles Schlink was born in Buffalo to Adolph and Mamie (May) Schlink March 1, 1921, and lived in South Haven most of his life. He served his country in the United States Navy during Woad War II. He gradu- ated from Annandale High School and went on to Hemline Univer- sity where he earned an engineer- ing degree. He worked as a high- way engineer for the State of Min- nesota for his entire working career, retiring in 1980. Ed enjoyed many activities such as hunting, fishing, crossword puzzles, baseball, smok- ing a cigar every so often, and sim- ply enjoying life. He is dearly loved by many nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Ed was preceded in death by his parents Adolph and Mamie; and brother Maurice "Morrie." He is survived by his niece and nephews: Bruce (and Penney) Schlink of Plymouth, Gene (and Linda) Schlink of Baileys Harbor, Wis., Sue (and Bob) Edel of Win- one, Mark Schlink of South Haven, and Mike Schlink of LakeviUe; and many great-nephews and great- nieces. Pallbearers were Gene Schlink, Mark Schlink, Mark Schlink, Mike Schlink, Michael Schlink, Scott Edel, Pete Tuomisto, and Ray Wel- ter. Barb Root provided the music for the service. Arrangements are Kingery Family Concert rescheduled The holiday concert that was scheduled by the Kingston Lions for Saturday, Dec. 11, for the Kingery family had to be can- celled and rescheduled because of the weather. The Lions have gra- ciously rescheduled the concert for 7 p.m. Saturday, April 9. This gifted family will present a con- cert that you will not want to miss. There will be more information in the Tri-County News before the concert takes place. Dakota War and its aftermath Dean Urdahl, a retired Ameri- can history teacher and author, will present Dakota War and Its After- math, based on his book Retribu- tion, at the Stearns History Museum at 9 a.m. ]an. 12. His presentation offers a thought-provoking look at the complexities of the war and ensuing trial that gripped Minne- sota during the mid-nineteenth century. Urdahl will also stress the importance of using primary sources in writing historical novels. Mark Ritchie, Minnesota Secretary of State commented, "I read Dean Urdahl&apos;s amazing, haunting book, Retribution. Like Lincoln, it has got- ten hold of me in many ways and I can't let it go." Urdahl also has an important message to convey with his audience. He writes in the Fore- word, "My overall goal is that this novel will help to further under- standing of this pivotal moment in Minnesota history...." Please join us for this enlighten- ing presentation. There is no charge for Stearns History Museum mem- bers; admission for non-members is $5. For information about Break- fast Club or the Museum, please call (320) 253-8424. The American Association of Museums accredits the Stearns History Museum and Research Center. It is located at 235 33rd Avenue South in St. Cloud. l g)in2Imann u n,,,e,,!,al c are Burial snd Cremation Services h.w obituaries, guestbooks and videos on-lira,, Kimball (320) 398-5055 Check daily for new stories at (obituaries are posted as we receive them) www.tricou ntynews. M N 5 5 + Driver Improvement Program The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will be offering a 55+ Driver Improvement Course on the fol- lowing days: Tuesday, ]an. 11 (4-Hr. Refresher Course) 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Life Assembly of God, 2409 Clear- water Rd; St. Cloud. Thursday, Jan. 6 (4 -Hr. Refresher Course) 5 to 9 p.m. Gil- leland Chevrolet/Geo Inc., 3019 Division St., St. Cloud. The Driver Improvement course is open to the public; pre- registration is requested. A MN Highway Safety & Research Cen- ter certified instructor teaches this class. By utilizing the most up-to- date research in the field, partic- ipants will be provided the latest information in regards to driver safety, new laws, and vehicle tech- nology. This class has something for everyone! The fee for the four- hour refresher course is $20, and the eight-hour course is $24. For more information or to register, visit our website at <www. mnsafety>, or call toll-free (888) 234-1294. Amateur photo competition Prizes await participants in the "What's Your Winter?" Contest Are you sick of getting those beach postcards in January from people who think you should be jealous? Do you tire of jokes about frozen wastelands? Do you know that Minnesota is consistently ranked in the top tier of "Best Places to Live" in America? And do you know why? Look out the win- dow, the place is gorgeous! So grab your camera and take your best shot at prizes offered in the "What's Your Winter?" photo contest sponsored by the Winter Hazard Awareness Week partners. Each November the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Divi- sion of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) Thursday, December 23, 2010 Tri-Coun News ,MN Family New Year's Eve Party at KAHS The third annual Family New Year's Eve Party will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31, at the Kimball Area High School. There will be all sorts of games and activ- ities for all ages, with plenty of fun for the younger ones. Refresh- ments will be served, including a milk and cookie toast, complete with countdown and ball drop, at 10 p.m. There is no cost for attend- ing this event, but donations of non-perishable foods for the food shelf will be appreciated. This event is sponsored by the mem- ber churches of the Kimball Area Ministerial Alliance. Area busi- nesses also support the event by donating the prizes for bingo and other games. If you have any ques- tions about the event, contact one of the sponsoring churches: Kim- ball Church of Christ, St. Anne's, Kimball United Methodist, Lake Union Covenant Church, and St. John's Lutheran Church. teams up with state and nonprofit organizations to promote winter hazard awareness. The safety edu- cation event includes a photo con- test for adults and children, with first,- second,- and third-place prizes in four different categories and two age divisions. "It was 65 degrees when we kicked off Winter Hazard Aware- ness Week this year," says HSEM director Kris Eide. "Not a great time for winter photos. But things have changed dramatically; our winter wonderland is back and photo opportunities abound." Now is the time to visit <www.>, and check out contest rules. It's easy to enter, and you can see your competition, too, as all entries are posted on the website. Look at the prize list and the catego- ries (Mother Nature, Kids in Win- ter, Holidays, and Outdoor Sports), and then set out to show the world what's beautiful about your winter in Minnesota. Audition notice for Minn. Center to perform a mixture of classi- cal and contemporary music. The Minnesota Center Chorale is a member of United Arts of Cen- tral Minnesota. All the members are volunteers. More information can be found at <www.minnesota>. 2010-2011 Concert Season "The Harmonious Earth" Spring 2011: From Sea to Shining Sea, a patri- otic concert with the St. Cloud For more Information: Joyoe Quest, or Kim LPNIAsst Now offering including mass 3 times/mo. RESPITE CARE Housekeeping/laundry services Medication services with  PN/RN services available 24 hours per day _l 0000Htage House of Kimball Assisted Living at its Finest w,;tvt,,'a it:i ali iid[:]il.],|:x.l I,il=w[.]ii ! - . Ammenitles to meet your needs: |  . .  .3 meals per day & snacks ! ___pso'J,a t.,,llee .ScheduledexerclseandacUvities ! [ J"X,. Church activities, Kimball Area Emergency Food Shel Inc. , St. Anne's Church in Kimball 10 - 10:45 a.m. Tues./Thurs. Martinson, Music Director and ............................................................................................................. Conductor Also open 2nd Monday of the The Minnesota Center Chorale month: 5:30-6:30 p.m. tel. (320) 398-2211 (MCC) is a regional community chorus which begins its 38th sea- For after4ours emergencies, son in the fall of 2010. MCC draws call one of the area churches, members throughout central Min- nesota into this 80-member choir Chorale Auditions for Minnesota Cen- ter Chorale will be held between 6 and 6:50 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, in Judy Martinson's office in the Benedicts Arts Center located on the campus of St. Benedict's. Audi- tions will be 10-minute slots, and can be arranged by calling (320) 257-0603, or by sending an e-mail to: <minnesotacenterchorale@>. Minnesota Center Chorale: J0dy Municipal Band at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 6, at Calvary Community Church. Voices of Heaven and Earth, fea- turing Messe Solennelle (St. Ceci- lia Mass) by Charles Gounod at 3 p.m. Sunday, May8, at St. Augus- tine Church.