Tricounty News

Kingery Family Singers perform in Eden Valley Event Center

The Kingery Family Singers performed Sunday evening at the Eden Valley Health Communities Holiday Gathering in the Eden Valley Event Center. The family of W-KingeryFamily 6079talented musicians includes (from left) Rebecca, Elizabeth, Michelle, David, Joshua, Abigail, mom Kris, and dad Mike Kingery; daughter Anna and her husband Eric were not playing in this song, they were off to the side with their one-year-old son Grayson. (The oldest daughter and her husband and three children were the only family members missing that night.) Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua.


Dec. 20: Elfin Magic at Eden Valley Area Library

Story Hour kids are showing off their reindeer craft at the Eden Valley Area Library.

Come and join the fun 9:30-11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, as we get creative with Elfin Magic.


Eden Valley Area Library and Event Center now open

Library hours are

Sunday and Monday, closed

Tuesday and Thursday, 3-6 p.m.

Wednesday, noon-3 p.m.

Friday, 5:30-8 p.m.

Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon

December Schedule

Knitting Gathering, Dec. 4, noon

Book Club, Dec. 10, 5:30-6:30 p.m.


MNSure presentation at Library

w-P1010679Laura Beilke, a community outreach liaison for MNSure, came to Eden Valley to answer questions  and concerns about the new Affordable Health Insurance. The event was hosted by and at the Eden Valley Area Library Tuesday evening, Nov. 19. Beilke has been at community meetings across the state making similar presentations.

Among those attending the session were insurance brokers, a CPA, a school employee, and unemployed and young adults who are no longer on their parents’ insurance plans.

The Eden Valley Area Library offers free WiFi computer access, and computers, for those who want or need to access the MNSure website at

Laura Beilke of MNSure held a Q&A session about the new Minnesota Affordable Health Insurance hosted by the Eden Valley Area Library. Submitted photo.


EV Area Library re-opened

The Eden Valley Area Library re-opened officially Tuesday, Nov. 19. All programs will be held, as previously scheduled. Regular office hours are:

Sunday/Monday – closed

Tuesday – 3-6 p.m.

Wednesday – noon-3 p.m.

Thursday – 3-6 p.m.

Friday – 5:30-8 p.m.

Saturday – 9 a.m.-noon

Check the library’s website for updates at