Tricounty News

Kimball takes Waterball trophy

Kimball Fire Department won the Fireman’s Waterball Fight Saturday evening, Aug. 3, during Watkins’ Kraut ’N Wurst festival. Representing the team are, left 130803KNW 294-RGB130803KNW 321-RGBto right, Jim Young, Dennis Beck, and Luke Truenow. Staff photo by Anton Matua.


Raised garden beds for Heritage House

W-Heritage-House-DSCN0209Gladys Olson, a resident at Heritage House of Kimball, does some gardening out on the back patio. Garden boxes were designed by Doug Quast-in the maintenance department there and were constructed by a Boy Scout working toward his Eagle badge. Residents enjoy the view and the benefits of fresh veggies. Submitted photo.

First Minnesota volunteer soldiers honored at Gettysburg

One hundred fifty years after the historic Battle of Gettysburg, the Minnesota National Guard honored the soldiers who fought during that pivotal time of the American Civil War.W- 3004819

On the sesquicentennial anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Minnesota Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Richard C. Nash, traveled to Gettysburg to pay tribute to Minnesota’s First Volunteer Infantry Regiment. As the leader of the Minnesota National Guard, the state’s volunteer military force, Nash took part in a series of events recalling the actions at Gettysburg and the valiant efforts of the First Minnesota.


Crime blotters, June 17-24

Local crime blotters (Wright County and Meeker County Sheriffs)


St. Cloud Diocese event June 20

All Catholic women in the St. Cloud Diocese are invited to the 23rd Annual Fun, Food and Fund Day, sponsored by the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women. The event, hosted by the Foley/Princeton Deanery, will be held Thursday, June 20, at the Church of St. Louis, 187 1st St., Foreston, Minn. The theme is “Growing In The Year Of Faith.” The event begins with Mass at 9 a.m. and includes: refreshments, silent auction, games, entertainment, lunch and door prizes.

Tickets are $15 before June 10; $20 after; please contact your parish president, or send registration to Kathy Moeller, 2272 120th Ave., Clear Lake MN 55319. For more information call Arleen Roelike, St. Cloud DCCW Pres. at (320)
282-9941, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .