Tricounty News

Citizen Forums in several locations, dates

Speak up about the environment next week at Citizen Forums in Rochester, Bloomington

On Nov. 27, the regional Citizen Forums on the Environment will begin with forums in Rochester and Bloomington.

The forums are an opportunity for Minnesotans to interact with state agency commissioners and staff, and learn more about Minnesota's Environment & Energy Report Card.


St. Cloud VA Offers additional flu clinic

Did you miss your opportunity to get a flu shot at the previously scheduled flu clinics? If so, the

St. Cloud VA is offering another flu clinic to accommodate your busy work schedule.

The clinic is scheduled for Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Building 1 lobby area, just inside the main entrance to the St. Cloud VA Medical Center, in St. Cloud. Flu shots for veterans enrolled with the VA are free and an appointment is not necessary.


Kubota celebrates 40 years in U.S.

Arnold's of Kimball celebrates Kubota Tractor Corporation's 40th anniversary at the company's annual meeting

Al Schramm from Arnold's of Kimball, Inc. of Kimball, attended Kubota Tractor Corporation's 2012 National Dealer Meeting in Dallas, Texas, this week to celebrate Kubota's 40th anniversary in the United States.


Important property tax notice

This will affect the amount of property tax paid in 2013, and may affect eligibility for a property tax refund

Property owners in Stearns County that need a homestead classification have until Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, to file the application.


EV-W Early Childhood Screening

Eden Valley-Watkins School District will be having Early Childhood Screening for children who are three and a half years old and up to those who will be entering kindergarten in the fall of 2013 who have not been screened. The screenings will be held Dec. 7, 2012, and March 1, 2013. Invitations will be mailed a month in advance of the screening dates to those children, who are age eligible, on the school census and those open enrolled to our district.