Tricounty News

Photos of veterans wanted for slide show

A Veterans Day program will be presented in honor of veterans at the Kimball Area High School from 10-11 a.m. Monday,
Nov. 11. If anyone has photos of veterans that can be included in the slide show for that day, please call Tammy Konz at (320) 398-5011, by Friday, Nov. 8.


Help plan festivities for Christmas Train

A meeting is planned for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Kimball City Hall. This gathering is for anyone who would like to put together ideas for the festivities in Kimball for the 14th annual CP Rail Holiday Train. Everyone is invited to this meeting. We want your ideas. The train will stop in Kimball at about 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, (time is approximate). There will be entertainment aboard the Holiday Train, special music and entertainers. The train is about 1,000 feet long with 14 brightly decorated rail cars and a boxcar that also serves as a traveling stage.

Senior Dining celebrates 40 years being in Minnesota

The National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs (NANASP) celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the Older Americans Act Nutrition Programs made part of the OAA March 22, 1972.

According to Assistant Secretary for Aging, Kathy Greenlee, since 1972, eight billion meals have been served to older Americans. Every day when an older adult participates in either the congregate or home-delivered meal programs, they are able to remain in their communities and homes, maintain their independence and not face the prospect of hospital or nursing home placement because of malnutrition or hunger.


Litchfield group presents concert Oct. 13

The Litchfield Area Rainbow Singers, a women’s choral group under the direction of Keith Johnson, will present their annual fall concert at 3 p.m. Sunday,
Oct. 13, at the Historic First Presbyterian Church located at 225 N. Holcombe Avenue in Litchfield. There will be a wide variety of music from sacred to pop. Featured guest artists will be the Green Family of Litchfield, and percussionist Paul Nicholson. We welcome the public to this concert. There will be a free-will offering to help defray expenses. Please note the new location.


Hog roast and barn dance at Hilltop

Hilltop Health Care Center in Watkins held a hog roast and barn dance for their residents in July. The hog was roasted by Calvin and Melissa Fischer. Volunteers Ralph Linn, Roman Huberty W-Hilltop-HC-barn-dance-3and Ed Kuechle helped to cut up the hog. After the hog roast picnic, residents enjoyed listening and dancing to fiddle and piano music by Greta Mergen-Jerrett and Mary Streit.