Tricounty News

Kimball Cemetery annual meeting

The 2013 annual meeting of the Kimball Cemetery Corporation will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday,
April 18, in the Kimball City Hall. If you have loved ones interred or own gravesites in Kimball Cemetery, you are encouraged to attend. There are fees to consider and decisions to be made that require your attendance.


Old Eden Lake Cemetery Assoc. meets April 29

The annual meeting of the Old Eden Lake Cemetery Association will be held at 7 p.m. Monday night, April 29, at the Eden Valley Church of God.


Cleanup day at Lake Union Cemetery

A cleanup day is planned at Lake Union Cemetery for Wednesday, April 24, starting around 5 p.m., 


Crow River Conference Women April 27

To hear about Malaria Campaign

The Spring Gathering of the Crow River Conference Women of the ELCA will be held Saturday morning, April 27, at Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by brunch, special music, a business meeting and election of officers. Pastor Andrea DeGroot-Nesdahl, ELCA Synod Minister, will be the guest speaker. Under her leadership, the ELCA Malaria Campaign was successfully launched and is expected to raise $15 million by 2015 in the fight against malaria in Africa. For tickets to the event, contact Pat Johnson at (320) 286-2018.       Joyce Burgstaler, president, Crow River Conference Women

Close friends can bring good health

Having close friends may keep you happy and healthy

Maybe the case of the television show “I Love Lucy” was on to something. A few crazy schemes aside, Lucy, Ricky, Ethel, and Fred were on the right track with their close-knit friendship. A recent study shows that having a good group of friends around may be even more important than family for a long and healthy life.