Financial Aid Tip of the Month, April 2021

Know your school’s satisfactory academic progress standards Students should learn an important phrase in the language of student aid, satisfactory academic progress, or SAP, according to KHEAA. All colleges that award federal student aid must have SAP standards. Those standards are based on three key areas: GPA, pace, and a maximum time frame. The GPA…

Four Kimball Boy Scouts earn Fire Safety Merit Badge

Kimball Boy Scouts William Serbus, Jonny Serbus, Ethan Erpelding, and Mitchell Just earned their Fire Safety Merit Badge Sunday, March 21. Some of the requirements the boys had to do were: • Explain the chemistry and physics of fire, name the parts of the fire tetrahedron, explain why vapors are important to the burning process,…

Gruber wins National Science Foundation Fellowship

Chemistry and biochemistry and molecular biology major Kaitlyn Gruber will pursue her doctorate at the University of Wisconsin Gustavus Adolphus College senior Kaitlyn Gruber has been named a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP) honoree, joining past fellows including Nobel Prize winners, former U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, Google founder Sergey Brin,…

St. Wendelin’s students celebrate reading inside and outside of school

Reading at St. Wendelin’s School is “exciting” both inside the school waiting for dismissal and outside of school enjoying one of God’s beautiful days. National Library Week (April 4-10) was just celebrated last week. St. Wendelin’s staff and students would like to thank all librarians, especially their own Mrs. Fischer, for a wonderful job they…

Ways Minnesotans can find ‘cushions’ to improve personal finances

April is Financial Literacy Month April is Financial Literacy Month, an opportunity to increase your knowledge about money management and improve your personal finances. For LSS Financial Counseling, a nonprofit service that offers free financial assessments and budget counseling to the community, it’s an opportunity to share advice and information about how to create a…

Kimball Vex IQ has strong showing at State Championships

By Celest Stang, Kimball Community Ed The Kimball Vex IQ Robotics program had a strong showing at the 2021 Vex IQ Robotics State Championships Saturday, April 10, in the Kimball Area High School Wirth Gym. The Cubs sent six of their own teams to the 23-team event. “All six of our Kimball teams were faced…

News of our students

Bemidji State University 2020 Fall Dean’s List Kimball, Minnesota • Katlyn Buermann South Haven • Chloe Riviere St. Augusta • Allison Laudenbach

Local gymnast advances in gymnastics

Alison Olson is a junior at Eden Valley-Watkins High School. She started gymnastics at Granite City Gymnastics in Waite Park when she was just 9 years old. She has worked her way up through the levels in the Junior Olympic program and is now a Level 9 gymnast, with level 10 being the highest she…

St. Wendelin’s top readers

Congratulations to our class leaders for the “I Love to Read” reading challenge: Oliver, Andrew, Elizabeth, Trinity, and Alex. Together they read for 5,985 minutes. They each received a $10 Barnes and Noble gift card. The class that averaged the highest minutes was our K/1 class. They each chose a book from the Scholastic book…

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