Tricounty News

EV-W Post Prom party


The EV-W Post Prom Committee is holding a raffle as its fundraiser this year. There are many chances to win.

Prizes include a $1,500 Grand Prize.

First prize $1,000

Two prizes of $500

Three prizes of $250

Three prizes of $100

Eight prizes of $50

Ten prizes of $25

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EV-W defeats Kimball in 6th-grade tournament

EV-W 6th grade boys beat Kimball in the final game of the Hutchinson tournament Saturday, Feb. 23.
The score was 47-24. Pictured are the winning EV-W players, in front row, left to right: Damian Lincoln, Gavin Klocker, and Peyton Thul; in back are Justin Streit, Andrew Fyle, Herbie Walker, Jack Lies, and Alex Marquedant. Coaches (not pictured) are Susie Anderson and Rich Streit. Staff photo by Anton Matua.

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EV-W basketball Eagles top Holdingford

The Eden Valley-Watkins Eagles put the hold on the Holdingford Huskers Friday night, 

Feb. 22, at home, taking the contest, 54-48. Down by 14 at the half, the Eagles pulled a Jekyll and Hyde, and outscored the Huskers by 20 points in the second half, putting a lid on the 6-point victory. 

The Eden Valley-Watkins Eagles box scoring was as follows: senior guard Brent Stenger 21; senior forward Kirby Knutson 6; sophomore guard Bret Mattice 3; sophomore forward Jared Streit 16; senior guard Austin Pelkey 3; and senior guard Alex Geislinger 5. Eden Valley-Watkins moves 4-10 in the Central Minnesota Conference, and 11-12 overall. The Eagles hit the road for a battle with Pierz Saturday, Feb. 23, before the Friday, March 1, season closer at Minnewaska Area High.

EV-W Classroom of the Week-Mrs Kuechle's 5th grade

There are 25 students in our class. One of the most exciting things we have done so far this year was to build an igloo out of milk cartons. W-Kuechle-IMG 1938We collected 449 milk cartons. The students use the igloo for quiet reading.This year we venture out to Prairie Woods Learning Center where the kids get to do archery, climb a rock wall, canoe, and do other outdoor activities. The students also get to visit the Meeker County Courthouse because of their participation in the D.A.R.E. program.

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Choir members attend festival

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Saturday, Feb. 2, three Eden Valley-Watkins Choir members attended the “Men in Harmony” festival at Willmar High School. Hosted by the West Central Connection Chorus, the men worked during the day on their barbershop music and gave a rousing performance at 7 p.m. Attending from the EV-W Choir were Jordan Massicotte, Nathan Liter and Travis Massicotte.