The Kimball Area Fire Department received a $2,000 grant for thermal-imaging equipment from CenterPoint Energy.
The KAHS Performing Arts Club performed "Teaming Acres," a one-act play, June 4 and 5.
The state of Minnesota recorded its first death from the H1N1 novel influenza virus in early June, something that would dominate health news throughout 2009.
The Kimball Public Library held its annual ice cream social June 8 to kick off the summer reading program.
The Kimball Area Farmers Market opened its first season June 12.
The KAHS class of 1989 held their 20th reunion June 13 at Triple R Grill and Bar.
The Kimball Legion and Auxiliary held a flag retirement ceremony for Flag Day in Willow Creek Park June 18.
A Meeker County Demolition Derby was held June 20.
Kimball United Methodist Church held a prime rib dinner for Father's Day on June 20.
The Kimball Legion Auxiliary held their annual pillow cleaning June 25 at the Legion Club.
Seventeen-year-old Jon Capes was rescued from drowning at the Fair Haven Mill Dam June 25 by 11-year-old Callie Crane and 14-year-old Karissa Larsen.
The city of Kimball teamed with Community Ed, local churches, and the Kimball Lions to hold the first "Arts in the Park" in Willow Creek Park June 25. The newly formed KAHS cheerleading squad demonstrated their skills that night; Kimball was without cheerleaders for a couple of years.
The 85th Fair Haven Old Settlers Picnic was held June 27. Reana Orbeck was named queen, with Jenifer Gilpatrick and Katie Mackereth princesses.
June 28 marked the first services performed by new pastor Luke Nelson at Kimball United Methodist Church and Zion UMC in South Haven.
Meeker Memorial Hospital opened its new expansion June 29. This is the first major expansion for the 57-year-old county facility, with a pricetag of $26.5 million.
Arrivals: (there were none)
Departures: Alice Von Ende, 90, died June 2.
Bernadine Hennen, 92, died June 4.
Luella Dammann, 99, died June 27.