Tricounty News

Memorial Day, Kingston

Kingston will celebrate Memorial Day in a service at 10 a.m. Monday, May 26, at Kingston Veterans Memorial Park. Don Dufner, Meeker County Veterans Officer will be the speaker, and Pastor Orval Wirkkala of Kingston will officiate. Refreshments will be at Kingston Community Center afterwards.


Eden Valley Memorial Day Program

Monday, May 26, 2014


Assemble for the parade at the Legion Post at 10:30 a.m. Parade lineup will be on the west side of the high school at 11:15. The parade will consist of the colors with guard, all veterans and members of the American Legion, POW-MIA Honor Guard, American Legion Auxiliary, Junior Auxiliary, Eden Valley Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Cub Scouts.

The parade will begin on Cossairt Avenue, west to State Street, and south to the Legion Park.

All servicemen and women who served at any time are asked to participate in the parade and program.

The public is invited to view the parade and take part in the program at the Legion Park at
11:30 a.m.


Bean-bag tournament results

The fourth annual Watkins Lions Club Bean-bag tournament took place Saturday, May 17 at the Watkins Skating Rink. Games began at 1:30 W-IMG 9100p.m. The following are the results of the tournament with their team names in quotes.

First place - “Skeeters” Steve Lamser and Dale Gerads

Second place - “Squirrels” John Kramer and Alex Bateman

Third place - “Cupcake Warriors” Marty Kramer and Eric Hartfield

Fourth place - “Stupid” Glenn Pauls and Melvin Kramer

Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua.


Candidates sought for Fairhaven Picnic

The Fairhaven Old Settlers’ Day Picnic Association seeks candidates for the 2014-15 Royal Ambassador program. Candidates will participate in ambassador development activities, and three Royal Ambassadors will be crowned at the Fairhaven Old Settlers’ Day Picnic Saturday, June 28. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. and the Ambassador Coronation at 6 p.m.


Organizations sought for booths at Fairhaven Picnic

This is the 88th year of Fairhaven Old Settlers Day Picnic. It is coming June 28. The committee is working hard to make it a great day for all.

Any non-profit organizations that would like to have a game booth or stand should please register by calling Pam Schindele at (320) 236-7739.

Next OSD committee meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, in the Fairhaven park pavilion. Anyone wanting to attend the meeting is welcome.