Tricounty News

Luke takes first place at Farmfest

Congratulations to Luke Christians (right) of Watkins, who won first place in the pedal pull contest in the age 10 category at the Minnesota Farmers Union and Farmers Union Insurance Agency-sponsored pedal pull contest at Farmfest in Redwood Falls. Luke now has the opportunity to participate in the state pedal pull contest in Hutchinson Saturday, Sept. 7. W-Luke-Christians-Pedal-Pull-013Submitted photo.


High school athletics meetings in August


Monday, Aug. 5, 6:30 p.m., mandatory meeting for parents of any student in grade 7-12 who plans to participate in activities at Kimball Area High School during the 2013-14 school year. There will be a general meeting for all parents, followed by separate meetings for each sport:

Monday, Aug. 12, 4 p.m.: Football grades 9-12

Monday, Aug. 12, 8 a.m.: Volleyball grades 9-12

Monday, Aug. 12, 8 a.m.: Cross country grades 7-12

Monday, Aug. 26, 3 p.m.: JH Football grades 7 and 8

Tuesday, Aug. 27, 9 a.m.: JH volleyball grades 7 and 8

Cubs’ Clothing may be ordered from now through Aug. 9 (for delivery Aug. 26). The next order will be Aug. 12-30 for delivery Sept. 16.

KAHS Activities Director is Bruce Holmseth at (320) 398-7700, ext. 311.

Eden Valley-Watkins

There will be a sports meeting for all parents of athletes in grades 7-12 at Eden Valley-Watkins High School at 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, in the new high school gymnasium.

EV-W Activities Director is Dave Schneider at (320) 453-2900 ext. 1159.

Firearm safety class sign-up

Firearm safety sign-up will be July 28, 2013 from 7-8 p.m.  at the Kimball Rod and Gun Club for anyone turning 12 BEFORE Dec. 31, 2013, or older. Birth Certificate required this night. Classes will be held every Wednesday and Sunday from 7-9 p.m., until field day on Saturday,
Aug. 17. MUST be able to attend field day! 

Call Charlie Serbus at (320) 761-6507 or Carly Serbus at (320) 266-6225 with any questions.

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.