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...

Henry Pramann, 77

Henry Pramann, 77

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Henry Pramann of South Haven died Sunday, April 24, 2022, at Quiet Oaks Hospice House. He was 77. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Kimball, with Deacon Steve Yanish...

St. Wendelin’s staff and students send thanks to donor

St. Wendelin’s staff and students send thanks to donor

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In April an anonymous giver donated beautiful St. Wendelin’s sweatshirts to all the staff and students at St. Wendelin’s Catholic School. On sweatshirt day, everyone wore their complimentary sweatshirt and gathered together for a “thank you” photo to be sent...

Free family-focused webinars May through August

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University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development educators and partners are facilitating webinars, providing information and resources for families and those who serve families to make informed decisions leading to greater health, resilience, and well-being. All webinars are virtual...

Aging Mastery workshops continue in Eden Valley

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The National Council on Aging “Aging Mastery Program” continues for another eight weeks at the Eden Valley Community Center. The sessions run from 2-4 p.m. on Tuesdays, and they are free and open to anyone interested. Here are the remaining...

St. Wendelin’s School Robotics Club began April 25

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Students in grades 2-5 at St. Wendelin’s School have been invited to join a Robotics Club. The club began on April 25 after school in the school’s library setting. There is excitement in the air just thinking of how much...

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...

D-I-V-O-R-C-E

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I don’t know if this column will ever be published. Or, better put, if I’ll have the nerve to publish it. It’s about divorce, and I have no experience in that arena. I never divorced....

Greater love

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Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. You’ve heard it before, doubtlessly. And you can appreciate it, I’m sure. Imagine that – someone willing to...

Report fish die-offs to help DNR

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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages Minnesotans contact the state if they see evidence of a fish die-off in a lake or stream. These fish die-offs happen occasionally and...

National Peace Officers Memorial Day

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In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day. Sheriff Brian Cruze is pleased to announce that once again the Meeker...

Kimball School Menus – May 16-20

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Kimball Elem. (H.S.) Breakfast Monday: Banana bread (same – h.s.) or choice of cereal, graham crackers, fruit, vegetable, juice, milk. Tuesday: Mini Eggo waffles (same – h.s) or choice of...

EV-W Menus – May 16-20

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EV-W Elementary/Middle/High Breakfast Monday: Pancakes (pancake sausage on a stick – h.s.) or cereal, juice. Tuesday: Cherry frudel (chocolate-filled crescent roll – high school) or cereal, juice. Wednesday: Pork sausage...