Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
The Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) Holiday Train stops in Kimball Dec. 13. About 150 brave souls were entertained by a concert. The event also helped the Kimball Food Shelf. CP Rail employees donated $1,000 dollars for the food shelf, and the KAHS NHS collected an additional $2,200 in cash and 5,330 pounds of food.
Kimball sports boosters club donate money to Mrs. Ostby's class so they were able to buy new equipment for the playground.
The Midwest was hit with a massive storm. Kimball received a bunch of snow. Kimball received seven inches of snow which made clean up a bit trickier.
Area attractions and businesses hold their Christmas celebrations the first weekend in December. Minnesota Pioneer Park in Annandale and the Forest City Stockade went back in time and showed people the holiday seasons of the past. Heritage House hosted a party for their residents, families and friends which included a visit from Santa.
Kimball Elementary School holds its annual Holiday Program Dec. 7. Grades K-3 participated.
Santa trekked through a blizzard to make it to Kimball City Hall for Santa Day Dec. 11. He wasn't able to make it to his next stop in Fair Haven because of the storm; that visit was reschuled for the next weekend.
KAHS has a successful career day Dec. 8 with almost 65 professionals there to describe their jobs, included many KAHS alumni. One of the biggest draws was Mike Schultz.
KAHS seniors Jenna Maus and David Joseph are Kimball Area High School's recipients of the AAA award. They will participate in the District Banquet Jan. 12, 2011.
The Kimball Kruisers 4-H Club holds its annual decorating contest. Heritage House won first place, Diva's took second, and A.M. Maus and Son received third place
St. Wendelin Catholic School in Luxemburg held their Christmas pageant Dec. 21. They also traveled to St. Scholastica's Convent in St. Cloud and put on a show for the sisters living there.
KAHS juniors Maria Donnay and Luke Serbus were nominated for the ExCEL award.
Arrivals: Elias Bennie Dingmann was born in December to Brian and Dana Dingmann.
Departures: Joseph "Joe" Madden, 94, died Dec. 1.
Ralph Massmann, 82, died
Lyle "Bud" Reid, 82, died Dec. 10.
Ed Schlink, 89, died Dec. 20.
Adeline "Schmitty" Becker, 80, died Dec. 28.
William "Bill" Herges, 66, died Dec. 31.