Powder Ridge began making snow this week, taking advantage of the cold temperatures.
It’s a sure sign that winter fun is not far off.
LaRae Asfeld was officially named Postmaster of the Eden Valley Post Office, as of Sept. 7.
Asfeld has been OIC (Officer In Charge) at the Eden Valley Post Office since August last year. She was honored in late 2012 by the USPS, being selected as one of four in the country invited to Washington, D.C., to meet with the Postmaster General. She has been at the Eden Valley Post Office since 2004.
Last fall the Eden Valley Post Office was reduced to six hours a day of operation, a move designed to cut expenses but spare the Post Office. The Post Office, and Asfeld, come under the supervision of Watkins Postmaster
“I’m just really glad to be here,” said Asfeld. “Love the people; love the town.”
To test the business advice to “adapt or perish,” one needed go no further than the Watkins Elementary School this past Saturday.
The women of the Watkins Lioness hosted their annual craft and bake sale, their 25th annual.
“It’s not like it used to be,” said Gloria Schmidt who’s been involved for the past 18 years. They’ve modernized, and added new vendors and products. “You can only use so many potholders,” she chuckled.
Dolores Faber has been coordinating the vendors for the craft sale for 22 of the past 25 years. She agrees that change has been necessary for the survival of the craft sale.
A.M. Maus & Son Inc. helped to raise $4,320 in funding for the Kimball Area High School football team with the Ram Truck brand’s Ram Gridiron Challenge program. The fundraising event was held Friday, Oct. 4, during the football game.
“The Ram Truck brand and high school football are intricately linked through their connection to the tough, powerful and rugged American lifestyle,” said Jeff Hines, Manager, Denver Business Center. “Through the Ram Gridiron Challenge, we are able to give back to football organizations that provide students with a safe and engaging outlet outside of academics.”
The Volunteer Attorney Program of Central Minnesota Legal Services (CMLS), in St. Cloud, has scheduled a seminar on Wills and Probate, for 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Great River Regional Library at 1300 West
St. Germain Street in St. Cloud, in the Mississippi Room.
John Wenker, Esq., of the Quinlivan & Hughes Law Firm will be the presenter. During his presentation, Mr. Wenker will discuss the following:
• Benefits of a will
• Health-care directives
• Death taxes
• Life estate
• Joint tenancy
• Trust vs. wills
• Power of attorney
This seminar is being offered at no charge to interested persons. Because space is limited, reservations will be taken on a first come, first serve basis. For more information and/or to make reservations, please call Kathy Winfgen, Program Coordinator, at (320) 257-4873.