Tricounty News


Kubota celebrates 40 years in U.S.

Arnold's of Kimball celebrates Kubota Tractor Corporation's 40th anniversary at the company's annual meeting

Al Schramm from Arnold's of Kimball, Inc. of Kimball, attended Kubota Tractor Corporation's 2012 National Dealer Meeting in Dallas, Texas, this week to celebrate Kubota's 40th anniversary in the United States.


Important property tax notice

This will affect the amount of property tax paid in 2013, and may affect eligibility for a property tax refund

Property owners in Stearns County that need a homestead classification have until Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, to file the application.


EV-W Early Childhood Screening

Eden Valley-Watkins School District will be having Early Childhood Screening for children who are three and a half years old and up to those who will be entering kindergarten in the fall of 2013 who have not been screened. The screenings will be held Dec. 7, 2012, and March 1, 2013. Invitations will be mailed a month in advance of the screening dates to those children, who are age eligible, on the school census and those open enrolled to our district.


EV-W Classroom of the week: Mrs. Janssen's 2nd Grade

There are 21 students in our class this year. Mr. Kinzer is a math volunteer on Wednesdays.


Marcus Barshaw indicted for first-degree premeditated murder

Friday, Nov. 16, Marcus Michael Barshaw, DOB 10/11/1984, appeared in court after a Stearns

County grand jury indicted Barshaw on murder in the first degree (premeditated murder) and murder in the second degree (intentional murder), for the

Oct. 21, shooting that resulted in the death of J.J.S. in Rockville, Minn. The grand jury also indicted Barshaw on assault in the first degree for assaulting a

Stearns County deputy and assault in the second degree for assaulting E.A.W. Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012.