Tricounty News

Kimball Schools concerts in December

Monday, Dec. 9, kicked off the Holiday season with their choir and band concert at the Kimball Area High School. 

Thursday, Dec. 12, grades K-3 will perform; second- and third-graders will do “The Littlest Reindeer”. The program will begin at
7 p.m. in the elementary gym.

Monday, Dec. 16, grades 4-6 will present “Santa’s Frosty Follies”. The program includes singing, dancing and costumes, and will begin at 7 p.m. in the elementary gym.

Friday, Dec. 13, stop by Harvest Bank at 1 p.m. to hear a group of Arlene Sands’ senior high choir students singing Holiday favorites.

All the concerts are free, and will certainly put you in the Holiday spirit. 

November 2013 Students of the Month

In order to recognize achievement, outstanding progress, and responsible behavior in our student body, grade-level teams made up of teachers select one Kimball studentsMoDec1Area High School student in each grade to be recognized as the Student of the Month. The monthly winners are recognized in school, on the school website, and in the Tri-County News.  They also receive a Dairy Queen gift certificate and Chamber Bucks from the Kimball Area Chamber of Commerce.  Special thanks to Annandale’s Dairy Queen and the Kimball Chamber of Commerce for sponsoring this program. The following students are recognized for November 2013:


KES November Cubs of the Month

The Cubs of the Month have been selected at Kimball Elementary School for the month of November. The names are followed by their grade. In front, left to right are W-November-Cubs-of-the-Month-IMG 5569Jonathan Brower (4), Ellie Kuechle (3), Holly Truenow (1), Gabrielle Davis (K), Cruz Gohmann (K), and Riley Fischer (K). In second row are Matt Young (4), Abby Truenow (4), Alex Zoller (2), Braxton Edmonson (2), Ashley Beehler (3), and Adelle Tubridy (1). In back row are Hallie Arnold (3), Emma Capes (6), Bailee Schiefelbein (6), Sophia Schluetter (5), and Riley Albers.(5). Staff photo by Stephanie Johnson.


ECFE Holiday event

Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) Holiday Make It Take It Event 

Parents and their 3-5 year-olds are invited for an evening of holiday fun.

• Monday, Dec. 16, 6-7:30 p.m.,
 at Watkins Elementary

• Tuesday, Dec. 17, 6-7:30 p.m., at Kimball Elementary

Fee is $5/family

Sally Belgum-Blad ECFE Coordinator - EV-W Schools and Kimball Area Schools

Play & Learn Preschool Coordinator - Kimball Area Schools

(320) 398-7700 Ext 218 sally.
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Zipoy inducted into Bethel Honors program

Hannah Zipoy, daughter of Tim and Sue Zipoy of Kimball, was inducted into the Bethel University Honors Program for the 2013-2014 school year. Bethel’s Honors Program is a broad-based, liberal arts program that combines four all-honors classes, individual work with professors in two additional courses, and an ongoing program of social events, cultural activities, speakers, and forum presentations. Students must commit to two honors courses their freshman year and w-Hanna Zipoymaintain a minimum grade point average of 3.3, rising to 3.4 by the end of their sophomore year.

Bethel University has been a leader and model in Christian higher education since 1871. Approximately 6,600 students from 49 states and 31 countries are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, seminary, and adult education programs, including some online. Based in St. Paul, Minn., with additional seminary locations in San Diego and on the East Coast, Bethel offers rigorous bachelor’s and advanced degrees in nearly 100 fields. For further information on Bethel University, go to