Tricounty News

2010 in review, continued

August

Kimball celebrates National Night Out Aug. 3. The Kimball Police and Fire & Rescue Departments hosted the event. The Band Boosters served up the dinner.

Pearl Lake Babe Ruth baseball team qualifies for the state tournament. The team was 12-1 going into the state tournament.

Kimball 12U softball team participated in the 12U Rec State Tournament. They were 4-2 in the tournament.

KES hired new principal James Houseman. He was formerly the principal at West Central and replaced Jon Clark who resigned in June.

Andy and Dorothy Maus are named Kimball Days grand marshals. Both are long-time members of the community and ran A.M. Maus and Son before turning it over to their sons.

KAHS held their annual sports and activities meeting Aug. 9

Fall sports practices began

Aug. 16 and games soon followed.

Kimball holds its 29th Annual Kimball Days celebration. New events were added this year, like the lip-synching contest, and many of the usual "park" events were moved to St. Anne's; the changes worked out well for all.

Hannah Ehlinger was crowned Little Miss Kimball at the beginning of Kimball Days festivities.

Marlowe Lexvold becomes the youngest Kimball Boy Scout to achieve the Eagle Scout rank.

Hallie Arnold cut and donated her hair to Locks of Love in memory of her grandmothers who both died of cancer within a year of each other.

Mike Schultz, a former KAHS graduate, wins another X Games gold medal, this one in adaptive motocross. He was also at Kimball Days and was in the parade.

Fair Haven Lions honor three members with awards. Scott Kuechle, Debbie Fischer, Dave Mackereth, and Dewey Schuster received the Melvin Jones Award.

KES replaces part of the playground because of safety concerns.

Alex Thurber wins the Triple R Grill and Bar first-ever pancake eating contest.

Pearl Lake Babe Ruth took second at the state Babe Ruth Tournament. They finished with a record of 17-3.

Kimball Class of 1975 celebrated their 35th class reunion Aug. 21 at Triple R Grill and Bar. Twenty-five classmates were able to attend the evening.

Arrivals: Ryan Henry Donnay was born in August to Kevin and Erin Donnay.

Connor Matthew Gannon was born in August to Matt and Jennifer Gannon.

Cody James Hendricks was born in August to Joe and Blair Hendricks.

Isabelle Ann Voight was born in August to Rachael and Clint Voight.

Departures: Stanley Snabb, 85, died Aug. 1.

Dr. Marjorie Ramsey, 89, died Aug. 15.

Craig VanNurden, 54, died Aug. 25.

Rita Jansky, 80, died Aug. 28.

Evelyn Ranniger, 65, died Aug. 28.

Margaret Coon, 90, died Aug. 30.