Tricounty News

Vegas Night a big hit in Kimball

The Kimball Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored a Vegas Night at Generations Ballroom in Kimball. Chamber members W-140118 VegasNight-15served as dealers, and members and their guests enjoyed hours of fun and good food. Each individual’s “winnings” were used to bid on auction items at the end of the evening. Local businesses donated the auction items. Steve Maus was pressed into service as auctioneer. Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua.


EV Food Shelf schedule change

Please note the change in schedule for only January for the Eden Valley Food Shelf.

We will be open the second Wednesday, Jan. 8, and the fourth Wednesday, Jan. 22.

Kimball’s 12th annual Vegas Night Social Jan. 19

For all Chamber members and their guests

Saturday, Jan. 18, The Kimball Chamber of Commerce will have their 12th annual Vegas Night Social at Generations Ballroom. From 6:30-7:30 p.m. will be the social hour and hors d’oeuvres, 7-9:30 is games, and 9:45-? is auction.

Games are Texas Hold’em, Blackjack, and Bingo.

Chamber members and businesses may drop off their gifts/donations at the Harvest Bank, Thomes Insurance Group, and Tom Ehlinger American Family Insurance office. Tickets are $12.50 per person and must be purchased or reserved before the event.

Central Lakes Snowmobile Club news

Happy Winter to All from the Central Lakes Snowmobile Club. We are once again in full swing with Club activities preparing for another great year. Our club maintains more than 30 miles of trails in the Watkins, Kimball, Pearl and Grand Lake areas as well as Kingston. We would like to express our gratitude to the many landowners and dedicated club members that make YOUR trail system possible.

We have recently been out on our trails putting up signs, clearing brush and in some places, re-routing new trails. You will now find a new trail through the city of Watkins as well as north of Powder Ridge, so pay special attention to the signs in those areas.


Jan. 10 : Benefit for Dennis Anderson

The Kingston Lions are hosting a benefit for Dennis Anderson and his family to help with medical expenses. A pot roast dinner is planned from 4-7 p.m. Friday,
Jan. 10, at the Kingston Community Center. Free will donation.

Donations can be dropped off at, or mailed to the Dassel Branch of Farmers State Bank of Darwin, PO Box 160, Dassel MN 55325. All checks should be made out to the Kingston Lions Club.

Supplement funds applied for through Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Chapter 31309.