Tricounty News

EV-W Boy Scouts raising funds

The Eden Valley-Watkins Boy Scout Troop 363 is in the process of raising funds to acquire a new camp trailer. The Troop is currently using a trailer that was re-purposed more than 40 years ago. Exact age of the current trailer is unknown, but it is apparent that it has been heavily used and is showing serious signs of age.

The Troop has been writing grants and fundraising to purchase a trailer and build the racking needed to make it camping-ready. While we do have some money in our “trailer fund,” we fear that we may not have enough in order to be ready for the 2014 summer camping season without asking for help.

If you are a supporter of Boy Scouts and would like to contri-bute to the Boy Scout trailer project, your name/your business name can appear on the trailer showing that you helped fund it. Funds can be written out to Troop 363 and mailed to the Scoutmaster at 234 Jacquin Lane, Eden
Valley MN 55329. Any support is welcome, whether it be in monetary form or as a pledge to build racking or for artwork design for signage, etc. Thank you in advance for your consideration.

EV-W Drama Club takes first place

The Eden Valley-Watkins Drama Club took first place at Sub-section competition on Saturday at ACGC High School with the One Act Play ”Eleemosynary” by Lee Blessing. They received a perfect score from all three judges. Kimball Area High School took second place. The W-EVW-One-Act-Play-IMG 5522cast and crew will perform at Section Competition on Saturday, Feb. 8, at Sauk Centre High School. The time has not been set yet. Family and friends are encouraged to attend. EV-W will compete with seven other schools and only one will be chosen to perform at the State Competition Friday, Feb. 14.


2014 EV-W Snow Daze Revised schedule


Wednesday, Jan. 29, Pajama & Wacky Hair Day, Dodgeball, Dominos pizza & sundaes for lunchW-EVW-Snow-Daze-Candidates-IMG 9832

Variety Show & Coronation, 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 30: Ugly Sweater Day, Dodgeball

Ironman Volleyball 5th hour (juniors v. seniors)

Wrestling v. Litchfield

Friday, Jan. 31, Extreme Eagle Spirit Day,
National Guard Confidence Course and Dodgeball Championship at lunch

Girls’ Basketball v. Pierz


EV-W Drama Club presents play

EV-W Drama Club will be performing the play “Eleemosynary” by Lee Blessing. The play centers around the delicate relationship between three women: Dorothea (Madi Field,) the eccentric grandmother, Artie (Anne Benson,) her daughter who has fled her mother’s domination and Echo (Heidi Geislinger,) Artie’s exceptional daughter who was raised by Dorothea. The only way that Artie and Echo communicate is through telephone conversations about a National Spelling Bee that consumes Echo’s thoughts. The three women struggle but find a way to build a life together. In the Spelling Bee, the teacher is played by Emma Roy and the young contestant is played by Everett Eken.

Crew members are Nathan Utecht, Joey Kuechle, Nick Block, Jasmine Miller, Raven Koltes, Eryn Eken, Emily Sieben, Kaitlyn Gruber, Dyani Acosta and Brooke Geislinger.

The EV-W troupe will be performing at Annandale High School at 5:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17. Kimball, Maple Lake and Annandale High Schools will also be performing.

EV-W will also perform in a Festival at Sauk Rapids-Rice High School at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20. Sauk Rapids-Rice, Evelyth-Gilbert, Hibbing, Delano, and Foley will be the other High Schools who are participating.


EV-W Valentine’s Day flower sales

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. EV-W S.A.D.D. is once again selling flowers for Valentine’s Day. You can purchase flowers from now until Monday, Feb. 3, with the possibility of selling until Feb. 12, (if there are extra flowers). Since there is no school on Valentine’s Day, we will be delivering flowers at all three schools in the district on Thursday, Feb. 13. Our flowers come through Chickadee Tree Floral. Roses are $4.50 and Carnations are $3.50. Students can buy flowers during their lunch time. Others can download a form at, just click on the Flower Sales link on the home page. Please call Carrie Berning at (320) 453-2900 ext. 2138 if you have any questions.