Tricounty News

School's out for summer at KES

Teachers and staff at Kimball Elementary waved to students as buses whisked them home on the last day of this school year. The day can be bittersweet, w-Kimball last daysaying “good-byes” at least for the summer. For students, the excitement of the last day of school is always mixed with a tinge of fear for what comes next, but they’ll worry about that in 89 days when school starts again in the fall.


Sixth-grade graduation 2013 at KES

The Kimball Elementary graduated its Class of 2019 Thursday, May 30, in a morning ceremony. w-KES-6-graduation

A pot-luck followed at Willow Creek Park. This large “bubble” of a class (at times with nearly 70 students) will enter high school in the fall. Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua.


After 55 years of shuttling children to school, a Kimball bus driver shows no sign of slowing down

Reprinted with permission from St. Cloud Times. This story appeared on the front page of the St. Cloud Times Monday, w-Dean MozenaJune 3, 2013.

Young Marketers compete in national competition

A team of students from University of Minnesota has won First Place at this year’s national marketing competition hosted by the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA). The competition was held April 17-18 in Kansas City, Mo.

Bethany Libbesmeier of Kimball is one of the students participating from the University of Minnesota in this competition. She is the daughter of Kevin and Joyce Libbesmeier. She is in her junior year with a major in Business and Marketing Education.


Summer basketball camp in June

For boys and girls to develop basketball skil

The Kimball basketball programs will be running their summer basketball camps once again this year. Camps are scheduled for the first three weeks of June. 

Students who were in kindergarten, first grade and second grade this past year will have camp from
3-5 p.m. June 3-6, at Kimball Elementary School. 

Students in grades 3-5 this past year will have camp from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 10-13, at Kimball Area High School. 

Girls in grades 6-11 this past year will have camp at Kimball Area High School from 1-4 p.m. June 10-13. 

Finally, boys in grades 6-11 this past year will have camp at the high school from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. June 17-20. All camps will focus on skill development and include a number of individual and team contests and competitions. For more information, contact Kimball Community Education.