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EV-W/K track/field athletes at 2021 section championships

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer St. John’s University in Collegeville was the site of the Section 5A track/field championships last Wednesday, June 9. Here are the EV-W/K athletes who qualified for state:…

Nutrition and cancer

Leanne McCrate, RD, LD, CNSC Dear Readers, Today I am writing about a topic near…

Inspirational program provides expert leadership training

Opportunities to learn about Meeker County communities Meeker in Motion, a countywide leadership program, is…

In Memory of Ralph Junior Reid

December 17, 1930-June 16, 2020 Gone from our sight, but never our memories. Gone from our touch, but never our hearts. We miss you. Deloras and family

Meeker County Sheriff’s Office

Date, Time, Call, Location: Disposition 06/13/21, 15:44 pm, Animal Complaint – Dog, 318th St, Kingston Twp: Handled By Officer/Deputy. 06/13/21, 16:06 pm, Disturbance, Meeker Av N, City of Watkins: Handled By Officer/Deputy. 06/13/21, 16:24 pm, Vehicle Lock Out, MN Hwy…

Wright County Sheriff’s Office

June 14, Laura Lee Madison, 52 of Maple Lake, was arrested in Buffalo on a Wright County warrant for first-degree sale of a controlled substance. June 13, Picabo Alejandra Rodriquez, 21 of Annandale, was arrested in Albion Township on the…

RV and garage fire Wednesday

At 2:33 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a RV camper on fire next to the owner’s garage located at a residence in the 66600 block of 180th Street in Ellsworth Township. Meeker…

Single-vehicle rollover accident

At about 11:38 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, the Meeker County -Sheriff’s Office received a report of a one-vehicle rollover at the intersection of 728th Avenue and 220th Street in Dassel Township. Meeker County Deputies, Dassel Fire and Rescue, Mayo Ambulance,…

MnDOT releases first Statewide Pedestrian System Plan

The Minnesota Department of Transportation released the agency’s first Statewide Pedestrian System Plan, which provides policy and investment guidance to improve places where people walk across and along Minnesota highways. The plan identifies priority areas for investments and lays out…

Inspirational program provides expert leadership training

Opportunities to learn about Meeker County communities Meeker in Motion, a countywide leadership program, is accepting applications for its nine-month program designed to inspire participants to learn and grow as a leader, and build connections with other leaders in the…

Are you looking for a great, in-demand career?

Consider a career in welding Join us for Welding Discovery Day from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, June 24. Learn about the high-demand, wild world of welding in this FREE 3-hour workshop. • Welding job requirements for various welding positions. • Abundant…

American Pickers to film in Minnesota

The American Pickers are excited to return to Minnesota! They plan to film episodes of The History Channel hit television series throughout our area in July 2021. We understand that, with the proliferation of COVID-19, we are all facing very…

Kimball Kruisers update

The Kimball Kruisers 4-H Club held their monthly business meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 6, via Zoom. The Kimball Kruisers 4-H Club recognized our graduating seniors – Jackie Massmann and Brandon Guggisberg. These talented seniors have been long time…

How to downsize your home for a move

By Jim Miller Dear Savvy Senior, What tips can you offer for downsizing? My husband and I would like to relocate from our house into a retirement community condo near our daughter but need to get rid of a lot…

Choose a representative payee for Social Security before you may need one

By Brian Rudolph and Rhonda Whitenack, Social Security Public Affairs Specialists, Minn. and No. Wisc. The future is uncertain. Our Advance Designation program allows you to pre-select a trusted individual if a time comes when you need a representative payee…

A Social Security perk for older parents

Dear Savvy Senior, I’ve been told that my two children, ages 14 and 16, may be eligible for Social Security when I file for my retirement benefits. Is this true? What can you tell me? Viagra Daddy Dear Viagra, It’s…

Eligibility for spouse’s benefits

By Brian Rudolph and  Rhonda Whitenack, Social Security Public Affairs Specialists, Minnesota and Northern Wisconsin Social Security helps you secure today and tomorrow with financial benefits, information, and tools that support you throughout life’s journey. If you don’t have enough…

KGC #9 best course in Minnesota

Golfpass.com ranks golf courses based on 1,406 reviews submitted for 161 courses in Minnesota. -Kimball Golf Club, with 94 reviews in the past 12 months, is ranked #9 in Minnesota. 93% of golfers submitted positive reviews of KGC. Here are…

Blood drive, July 14

The American Red Cross will be in Watkins from 1-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, at the St. Anthony Church Social Hall. The need for blood is crucial. Please take the time to donate to save lives. There are many options…

Temporary watering ban

Due to a large increase in water usage and expected continuance of hot and dry conditions, the City of Kimball has issued a temporary watering ban for all system users effective Monday, June 14. Taking this action will not only…

Peter Heid is on the move again

Peter has been hospitalized for 10 months with West Nile Virus. He continues to need trach and cough assist. Peter had very good physical and occupational therapy at St. Cloud Hospital where he has been for the last five months.…

2021 Kraut N Wurst Parade Raffle Winners

$500 – Tootz Tschumperlin $100 – Brian Harff $100 – Justin Kuechle $100 – Mark Kremer $100 – Steph Peters $100 – Dan Flaschenriem $100 – Diane Harff $100 – Lane Harff $50 – Kurt Knaus $50 – Tony Schmitz…

Kingston Mini Mart burger nights

The Kingston Mini Mart will serve up a burger, chips, and pop for $6 from 5-7 p.m. on scheduled Fridays. Each Friday is designated to raise funds for an assigned group. Friday, June 18, benefits the Kingston Junior Auxiliary; Friday,…

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