Tricounty News

Kingston Lions Blood Drive Oct. 15

The Kingston Lions are planning a Blood Drive to be 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Kingston Community Center. The location is 30840 722nd Avenue in Kingston.

For appointments or information, please call Sandy Smith at (320) 398-8025. Please bring photo ID or donor card. Daycare will be provided.

Klover Klomp 5K Run/Walk Oct. 12

The First Annual Klover Klomp 5K Run/Walk and 1K Fun Run for the kids will be Saturday, Oct. 12, sponsored by the Kimball Kruisers 4-H Club.

The Schedule of events include 8 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. 5K race begins; 10 a.m. 1K race begins;
11 a.m. awards ceremony. Awards will be given to the top male and female in each age division. Participants will receive a free T-shirt. Late registrants are not guaranteed a T-shirt or a kids’ medal.

Fee before Sept. 30: 5K – $20;
1K – $10

Fee after Sept. 30: 5K – $25;
1K – $15


Glenn Pauls receives award

Watkins Lions president Scott Picerillo presented Glenn Pauls with the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award. Glenn has been an active Lions Club member For several years. He serves the community by volunteering his time, and as a business owner he donates to many events and quietly states, “I don’t need a thank you, it’s just what I do.“W-Glenn-Pauls-IMG180-1

The Melvin Jones Fellowship Award is a nationally recognized award, and is the highest award given to a Lions member. Congratulations Glenn, and thank you for everything you do for Watkins and this community.

Glenn Pauls, on the left, received the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award for his exemplary service to his community from Scott Picerillo, on the right. Submitted photo.


Kimball Rod and Gun Club Trap League winners

The Kimball Rod and Gun Club has announced their 2013 Trap League winners.

League 1: Petty Brothers Meats – Bob Petty, Tom Petty, Mic Petty, Jeff Jacobs, Josh Gagner, Denny Steinhaus

League 2: Hendricks Sand &
Gravel – Joe Hendricks, Eric Hendricks, Brian Konz, Pete Jonas Jr., Pete Jonas Sr., Dallas Norgren

League 3: Ripley Transpor-
tation – Roy Winkelman, Jay Winkelman, Norman Bodeker, Rodney Atkins, Bob Hausen, Mark Keskey

League 4: Fairhaven Electric – Willy Looman, Fred Kjorlein, Scott Thompson, Bill Liedman, Larry Bysenski, Luke Rogers

This year we had 20 teams and a great number of Youth Shooters. We look forward to the Kimball Area High School Clay Target Team coming this spring! If you would like info on the KAHS Clay Target Team or to become a Kimball Rod & Gun Club member, please contact Rob Kuechle (320) 492-5662. 

Call for artists

Area artists are invited to attend an informational meeting concerning a Dassel Area Historical Society art exhibit to open Labor Day weekend of 2014. Corn is the theme of the exhibit which will include media such as oil and acrylic painting, drawing, prints, sculpture, etc., as well as a division of plein aire painting. The DAHS encourages both established and new artists to participate.

The meeting is at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, in the community room of the Dassel History Center and Ergot Museum, 901 1st St. N., Dassel. For more information call (320) 275-3077.