Tricounty News

4-H Fashion Round-up

The 2013 Meeker County 4-H Public Fashion Review will be held on Tuesday, July 16th at Zion Lutheran Church in Litchfield at 7 p.m. This event has been planned by the families of those who will be participating. Thanks to all of you who will be helping out! The theme for this event is “Fashion Round Up”. Please join us for an exciting, fun-filled evening. Fashion Review judging winners will be awarded following the review. 


Donnay girls donate hair (again)

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W-Girls-Donate-Hair-Before-100 1696In the "before" photo on the right: Emma (7), Elizabeth (4), and Ellie Donnay (6) pose before their haircut. These girls have donated their hair to the Beautiful Lengths program. Beautiful Lengths is a partnership between Pantene and the American Cancer Society to donate free wigs to women who have lost their hair from cancer. Above: Emma, Ellie, and Elizabeth holding their ponytail donations. This was Emma and Ellie’s second time donating hair. It was Elizabeth’s first time. It’s their way of honoring cancer survivors, especially their Uncle Larry and Aunt Sue. The Donnay sisters donated 29 combined inches of hair. The girls’ parents are Erin (Schiefelbein) and Kevin Donnay of Kimball. Submitted photos.


IMPACT group learns about bugs (2)

Adam from the Sauk River Watershed District met our IMPACT group Tuedsday, June 25, at the Mud Lake access for a water/insect activity. We put on rubber boots, collected and indentified insects, tadpoles, and mayflies. Submitted photos.



Kimball youth help clean park

W-DSCN1286A special “thank you” to Cathy Grant and her ESY (Extended School Year) class for cleaning up Willow Creek Park last Tuesday, June 18! Pictured are, left to right, Vicki Woods, Laure Doering, Ethan Nilson, Brittany Wittrock, Brady Sanders, Tyler Anderson, Mellissa Hoffman, Christopher Reinert, Louis Wajcik, Joshua Statz, and Cathy Grant.


St. John’s Prep. Spring Honor Roll

St. John’s Prep School is pleased to announce sophomore Ellen Arnold and eighth-grader 

Matthew Arnold have achieved the Honor Roll for Spring Semester, 2013. Ellen achieved the Headmaster’s Honor Roll, with a grade-point average of 3.50 or higher. Matthew achieved the Principal’s Honor Roll, with a grade-point average of 3.0 to 3.499.

Ellen and Matthew are from Kimball and their parents are John and Margaret Arnold.

Fr. Timothy Backous, St. John’s Prep Headmaster, and Mr. Matt Reichert, Principal, congratulate and commend Ellen and Matthew for their hard work and dedication to their academic success.