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Kraut N Wurst 5K thanks and results


Annual EV-W Community Education Kraut n Wurst 5K

Thank you to all who came out to enjoy the beautiful morning Saturday. Congratulations to everyone!

• Medals: U12 – Caroline Austegen 28:01, Payton Schreifels 33:12, Keira Walberg 36:05

• Females 18-24 years old – Bailey Dockendorf  36:53 and Amber Dierkhising 37:57

• Males 13-17 years old – Noah Lahr (1st place overall!) 18:48, James Austgen 19:49, Blane Walberg  22:06

• Females 18-24 years – Meredith Gruenes 52:00

• Male 18-24 – Tyler Neu 20:10


Bean-bag tournament results


The fourth annual Watkins Lions Club Bean-bag tournament took place Saturday, May 17 at the Watkins Skating Rink. Games began at 1:30 W-IMG 9100p.m. The following are the results of the tournament with their team names in quotes.


First place - “Skeeters” Steve Lamser and Dale Gerads

Second place - “Squirrels” John Kramer and Alex Bateman

Third place - “Cupcake Warriors” Marty Kramer and Eric Hartfield

Fourth place - “Stupid” Glenn Pauls and Melvin Kramer

Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua.


KAHS trap Competition week 2

The weather was really bad this week with plenty of rain and heavy winds. That didn’t stop our Athletes from W-10171779 10203216890814903 4300404830591835443 nshooting! They had a solid performance gaining more than 400 points compared to last week, that helped move them to the number 6 spot. 


School of Fish at KAHS

Wednesday April 30, Kimball welcomed back Mike Frisch with the School of Fish. Mike is a professional fisherman who teaches kids how to identify fish, shoreline fishing opportunities, and of course how to tie hooks and rig slip W-School-of-Fish-IMG 04131bobbers. Each student received a fishing pole, tackle box, and a snack bag. This was the second year of the program with 20 students attending. A big “Thank you” goes out to the Kimball Lions, Kimball Legion, Kimball Fire Department, and Kimball Rod and Gun Club for their support of the program. Submitted photo.


Ken Helling Golf Scramble May 3

The Kimball-Eden Valley-Watkins girls’ and boys’ golf team will be hosting the annual Ken Helling 4-Person Golf Scramble Tournament Saturday, May 3, at Kimball Golf Club. There will be great prizes, good food, and a chance to golf on an awesome golf course. Shot gun start at 1 p.m. It is $50/Adult and $40/students, which include 18 holes of golf, cart, dinner and prizes.

To register a team, go to, and click on Ken Helling Golf Tournament. All proceeds will go to the K-EV-W golf team to help purchase equipment, uniforms, and help in youth golf programs. If you have any questions, please contact Jason Huschle at (320) 453-2900, ext. 1115.