Lynden Township clean-up

On Monday, Nov. 9, members of our Explorer Post and Advisor Brian Theisen attended the Lynden Township Board meeting. They were there to accept a donation for the POST’s help with Lynden Townships annual clean up day on Oct. 3. Members helped to unload items from vehicles that were bringing garbage and other items to…

Hurricane Laura and the Meeker County 4-H Exchange Group

By Diane Knickerbocker In September 2020, Hurricane Laura hit Calcasieu and Cameron Parish, La, hitting hardest the communities of Cameron and Lake Charles. Flooding, extreme heat, power outages, destruction. It will take years for these areas to recover.

Serbus boys receive Ad Altare Dei

William and Jonny Serbus became the second and third Boy Scouts in Kimball Troop 357 history to receive the Ad Altare Dei Religious Emblem. The boys started working on this program back in March, when the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled religion classes at St. Anne’s Church in Kimball. Wanting to keep a religion program throughout the…

Kimball Kruisers 4-H update

The Kimball Kruisers 4-H Club held their monthly business meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, via Zoom. Our new club officers led the meeting. Earlier on Sunday afternoon, we had our annual Awards Celebration via live stream. Kimball Kruisers had several award recipients. Some of the highlights for the Kimball Kruisers included: 4-H graduate…

Kimball Boy Scouts selling Christmas trees
Kimball Boy Scouts will be selling “Turks” Christmas trees starting Friday, Nov. 20, through Sunday, Dec. 13. The trees will be located in their normal spot, the old Gohmann’s Foods store. Please pay at JB Liquor Store. The trees are $40 each, and checks can be made out to Troop #357.The Boy Scouts would like…
Meeker County 4-H annual Awards Celebration

The annual Meeker County 4-H Awards Celebration was shared virtually Sunday, Nov. 1. It can be viewed on the Meeker County 4-H Facebook page at https://z.umn.edu/Meeker4HAwardsFacebook or the Meeker County Extension YouTube Channel at https://z.umn. edu/Meeker4HAwardsYouTube. Meeker County 4-H’ers were recognized for their accomplishments during the past year, our new Federation Officers were installed, and recognition…

Kimball Elementary Student Government 2020-21

In September, K.E.S. Student Government elections were held. The following students were elected by their peers to be the classroom representatives for the 2020-21 school year. • The representatives from fifth grade are: Addy Charbonneau, Mason Lesnau, Clara Heurung, Aurora Voigt, Erin Helgeson, Bella Zupan, and Isaac Kuseske. • The new representatives from fourth grade…

Atkinson chosen as Girls State rep
The Kingston Legion Auxiliary chose Caitlyn Atkinson as their Girls State representative. Because of COVID-19 that was canceled so, we awarded her a $300 scholarship. Submitted photo.
Socktober: St. Wendelins’ students help keep feet warm
St. Wendelin’s Catholic School has a God-serving club called the “Kindness Club.” Their goal for the month of October was to collect socks to warm feet of the needy. They were hoping to collect at least 100 pairs of socks. Well, they celebrated the end of October with 305 pairs of heartwarming and toe-warming socks.The…
News of our students

South Dakota State University 2020 spring dean’s list Students with an asterisk received a perfect 4.0 GPA. School codes SAFES – College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences SEHS – College of Education and Human Sciences SNS – College of Natural Sciences SPAHP – College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions • Eden Valley, Shelby…

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