Tricounty News

The 'Son' is gone

A.M. Maus and Son was closed Sunday and Monday this week, in honor of one of the namesakes of the company: Andrew J. Maus Jr., the “Son” in the 

w-Andy-Jr--Sr-RGBcompany’s name. The company was started Feb. 1, 1928 by Andrew Maus Sr. Through the years, the company has sold chickens and eggs, farm implements and cars, and for well over 50 years it has been a Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep dealership in Kimball. Now owned and run by Andy’s three sons – Ed, Cary and Steve – the business was closed Sunday and Monday in honor of their father.



Fair Haven Old Settlers Picnic June 28

The 88th Anniversary Old Settlers Picnic schedule


10 a.m. Parade

9 a.m. Line up at Lutheran Church lot.

There is a Kids’ Bike Decorating Contest for ages 5-12, and ride in the parade.


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.