Tricounty News


• (Eden) Valley Daze, June 20-22.

• St. Mary Help of Christians parish festival (St. Augusta), June 22-23.

• Fair Haven Old Settlers Picnic, June 29.

• Annandale Fourth of July celebration, July 3-7.

• (Rockville) Rock-Fest, July 13.

• Pearl Lake (Holy Cross) parish festival, July 13-14.


Four generations of Kiekes

Following the birth of Avery, four generations of Kiekes gathered for a new family photo.Pictured with baby Avery W-4-Generations-of-Kiekes-IMG 2726
is grandfather Kevin Kieke (in back), great-grandfather Leon Kieke holding Avery, and father Josh (at right). Submitted photo.


Little Miss Kimball candidates wanted

The Little Miss Kimball committee is seeking candidates for the Little Miss Kimball pageant as part of the Kimball Days 2013 celebration Aug. 9-11. This event is open to girls ages 7-10 within the Kimball Area School District.
The fee to participate is $30.

The maximum limit is 10 girls (the first 10 girls signed up will be the contestants). Letters have been sent out to Kimball businesses and organizations. Applications can be picked up and dropped off at Kimball City Hall.

Deadline to sign up is Friday, July 12. For more information, call Patty Decknatel at (320) 398-2302, or Karla Ehlinger at (320) 398-5903.

Luxemburg Farmers Market beginning season

We are starting up the Luxemburg Farmers Market again this year for the season. We are every Monday from 4-6 p.m. in the
St. Wendelin’s School/Church parking lot. 

To reserve a spot or for any questions, please call Michele Groinus at (320) 654-9321.

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,
June 3, 2013.


w-Dean Mozena