Tricounty News

June 20: Pillow cleaning coming to Kimball

Coming soon to Kimball sponsored by the Kimball American Legion Auxiliary will be Carlson’s Pillow Cleaning Service. This will be 7 a.m. to noon Friday, June 20, at the Kimball Legion Club.

Pillows can be cleaned, deodorized, sanitized and fluffed, done by a mobile unit, same-day service, while you wait.

Custom-made NEW pillows and comforters will be for sale. See you there.


Memorial Day in Eden Valley


w-EdenValley MemDay-1Memorial Day was celebrated across the country Monday, May 26. At right, the Eden Valley Legion Post 381 presented the rifle salute during their service.


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Legion commander Darrell Ward is 
at the podium above.
 Staff photos 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.

Candidates should be young women, ages 16-19, and at minimum must be entering their junior year (grade 11) in Fall 2014. Applications are available at both the Kimball Area and Annandale High School Offices and are due by May 31, 2014. Applications can also be downloaded at www.fair

Interested young ladies may contact Ambassador Coordinator Janessa Dahle at (320) 291-3288, for information and questions. Please visit our website at, or follow us on Facebook for upcoming events and information.

May 30-June 1: Kickoff Music Festival Central MN

W-Blue-Yodel-9The 22nd annual Minnesota Homegrown Kickoff Music Festival will be May 30 through June 1 at El Rancho Mañana in Stearns County. This three-day outdoor music and camping festival will feature 19 bands from Minnesota that perform bluegrass, old-time stringband, and related genres of acoustic music. Add in the hundreds of amateur pickers on the grounds and the woods will be ringing with fiddles, banjos, and guitars. The annual event is produced by the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association.


Memorial Day services at KES

The public is invited to take part in the Memorial Day services at 10 a.m. Monday, May 26, in the Kimball Elementary School auditorium. The flag will be raised outside the school after the American Legion marching units arrive.