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Kimball Golf News May 8, 2014

The History of Kimball Golf Club – Part I 

Mary Johnson, Kimball Area Historical Society President, found this personal account, recorded by Luvern Hinz in 2009, about how he and his friend Elwood Erickson, both of Kimball, led the way in the development of Kimball Golf Course.

The following are the words of Luvern Hinz, who died in 2011:

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Yorkville Twins May 14

May Breakfast Club at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 14, features Yorkville Twins. Take a unique trip down memory lane with a humorous and endearing collection of stories involving immigrants, survival, growing up, coming of age, and learning what it is to be an American. More than a mere presentation, it is an experience, a love story of family, friends, neighbors and neighborhood.

Twin brothers Joseph and John Gindele spent their first 18 years growing up on the rough streets of Yorkville on Manhattan’s Upper East Side more than 60 years ago. This is their story – what the city was like then, how it changed, and how two kids from immigrant parents became accomplished Minnesota teachers.

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Poppy Days 2014

Friday, May 9, and Saturday, May 10, the red crepe paper poppy wil be offered to the public by the American Legion Auxiliary.

This reminder of the sacrifice of countless thousands in wars  is an annual event undertaken by the members of Unit #261 in Kimball.

Volunteers from the Unit will once again take part in this nationwide program in memory of the citizen soldiers who gave their lives in the cause of freedom.

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April 29: Kingston Legion meets April 29

The Kingston Johnson-Kelly American Legion and Auxiliary will hold their regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29. The meeting will be at the Kingston American Legion Hall.

Public Relations

Ann Hamilton

 

Ducks Unlimited met in Kimball

The 7th annual Sportsman’s Night Out was held at Powder Ridge near Kimball last Friday evening, April 11. More than 160 attendees enjoyed the delicious meal prepared by the new cooking staff at Powder Ridge. W-IMG 8057

Raffles, drawings, and prizes were the focus of attention as many winners went home with smiles on their faces.

Please take a moment to go to YouTube.com and look at the short video “Speak up, Step up for Conservation.” It is truly a tribute to why we attend our local DU banquet. Thank you.

Bill Liedman (center) was instrumental in starting a Ducks Unlimited chapter in Kimball. He strongly believes in the value of conservation for future generations of hunters. Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua.