Albert receives Chief’s Award
The Kimball Fire & Rescue Department is pleased to announce our 2020 Chief’s Award: Pastor Jerry Albert. Jerry has been an invaluable member and our Chaplain since 2003. Chief Dave Traurig, past Chief Mike Schneider, retired Chief John Gohmann, presented Jerry (second from right) with the Chief’s Award and special recognition plaque. Submitted photo.
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…

‘Fight like a zebra’: Ehlers-Danlös awareness

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor Erin (Diffley) Kjer should be in the prime of her life. In her mid-twenties, though, she has had more injuries, medical tests, and surgical procedures than most people have in a lifetime. She has had problems since in high school. As one issue is found and worked on, it seems…

Dedication of monument held Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, 1949

Reprinted from the Nov. 30, 2000, Tri-County News. Originally published Nov. 17, 1949. Dedication ceremonies will be conducted at 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day for the granite monument recently erected to designate the site of the Old Fort at Maine Prairie Corners. The fort was erected in 1862 as a haven for the settlers at…

Kimball Schools scale back because of COVID-19

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor In an announcement to school families and staff on Monday afternoon, Nov. 9, Kimball Schools Superintendent made the difficult announcement that Kimball Schools will shift to a new model, effective this week. School was canceled for Tuesday, Nov. 10, for high school students to give teachers and staff more time…

2020 Election Results

From Nov. 3, 2020, General Election Election results in Minnesota will be canvassed in most Minnesota communities later this week, so some of these results may differ slightly. Here are the results as of press time, from the Minnesota Secretary of State. City of Eden Valley: ELECTED Mayor Brent Bengtson and councilmember Patrick Becker (both…

KAHS gets big win for Homecoming

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer Doing their best to shed a bit of light on these somewhat chaotic and uncertain times, the Kimball Varsity football team entertained the faithful last Friday, Nov. 6, with an authoritative 42-7 Homecoming victory. The Cubs demolished a now (0-5) Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Lakers squad, in a ‘no-doubter’ affair. Kimball now…

Congratulations, King Zack and Queen Naomi

Zack Holtz and Naomi Bollman were crowned 2020 KAHS Homecoming King and Queen in a ceremony Sunday afternoon, Nov. 1, at the high school. See more on page 6. Staff photo by Amanda Garding.

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