Mary Baker, 93

Mary Baker, 93

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Mary Baker, formerly of Kimball, died Nov. 26, 2021, in Green Bay, Wis. She was 93. A Mass for Mary will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 2, 2022, at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Kimball. A potluck and...

Howard Schmidt, 92

Howard Schmidt, 92

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Howard Schmidt of Fair Haven died Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Savannah Prairie Assisted Living in Kimball. He was 92.  Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 13, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Fair Haven with Pastor David...

Allen ‘Al’ Miller, 86

Allen ‘Al’ Miller, 86

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Allen Miller of Fair Haven died Saturday, April 30, 2022, at St. Cloud Hospital. He was 86. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 6, at Kimball Christian Church with Pastor Kevin White officiating. Burial will follow at...

Jerome Sherer Sr., 85

Jerome Sherer Sr., 85

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Jerome Sherer Sr. of Kimball died Friday, April 22, 2022, at Monticello Care Center. He was 85. A private family celebration will be held at a later date. Jerome K. Sherer Sr. was born Nov. 4, 1936, in Howard Lake...

Specialized moving services that help seniors downsize and relocate

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Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any businesses or services that specialize in helping seniors downsize and relocate? I need to find some help moving my mother from her four-bedroom home – where she’s lived for nearly 50 years –...

Making healthy food choices while eating out

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Dear Dietitian, These days, I am traveling a lot for work and eating out once, sometimes twice a day. How do I make healthy food choices? Chris Dear Chris, Traveling for business is often hectic and leaves little time for...

Severe weather outbreak points out insurance needs

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With severe weather last week striking a large swath of Minnesota, including the Twin Cities Metro Area, the Insurance Federation of Minnesota is offering claims advice to homeowners that can help ease the process. Homeowners may see evidence of wind...

Community raises money for aid to Ukraine

Community raises money for aid to Ukraine

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Kimball United Methodist Church last week kicked off a month-long campaign to raise funds to help people in and around Ukraine. The inaugural event was a Borshch Supper held Wednesday evening, May 11, at the church. A batallion of church...

Moms and mentors

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As I celebrated Mother’s Day this year, I was blessed to have my wonderful mom and three kids be part of my “motherhood.” I choked up a little bit when my sister-in-law said, “But I’m...

Happiness is…

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Jill Pertler “Slices of Life” I remember a book from early childhood written by Charles Schulz. It was titled, “Happiness Is,” and it caused quite a stir amongst the preschool crowd (and beyond). For good...

Of smoothies and kayaks

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I wanted a kayak. It was a simple request I repeated repeatedly. I talked about how we would go kayaking this summer on the lake. We’d have a blast making family memories while building our...

Say their name

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His name was Gary. He was the second son of Art and LaVonne, and a brother to Sandy. Gary was born and raised on the North Shore of Lake Superior. Graduated Class of ’82. His...

Kimball School Menus – May 23-27

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Kimball Elem. (H.S.) Breakfast Monday: Brekkie (cook’s choice – h.s.) or choice of cereal, graham crackers, fruit, vegetable, juice, milk. Tuesday: Cook’s choice (same – h.s) or choice of cereal,...

EV-W Menus – May 23-27

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EV-W Elementary/Middle/High Breakfast Monday: Whole-grain donut ring (same – high school) or cereal, juice. Tuesday: Sausage breakfast pizza (same – high school) or cereal, juice. Wednesday: Egg and cheese muffinwich...

Kimball Senior Dining – May 23-27

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Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud Pre-registration for congregate meals at St. Anne’s is required one day in advance; call (320) 342-9787 between 10:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Dine-in...

Watkins/EV Senior Dining – May 23-27

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Lutheran Social Services Meals Please call at least one day in advance. Meals may be picked up. For Eden Valley Senior Dining, please call at least one day in advance....