Kimball Boy Scout Troop update

The Kimball Boy Scouts have been keeping busy this fall and will continue to be busy this winter. August: After their trip to Philmont, N.M., they jumped right into the Kimball Days celebration by selling root beer floats at the Tractor Pull, Kids Zone, and throughout the parade. We would like to thank everyone who…

Stearns History Museum launches new business membership program

The Stearns History Museum is launching a new business membership program, which supports the preservation of business histories and promotes current companies. From farmers to butchers and granite fabricators to technology developers, the industries here are as diverse as our population. The Stearns History Museum holds more than 40,000 vertical files, 700,000 photographs, and directories…

Fall program at the Cokato Historical Society

Best-selling author Christine Husom Ever wonder about murder, mysteries, and those who write about them? Join the Cokato Historical Society at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, in the Centennial Room, to learn about the life of Christine Husom, a national best-selling author from Buffalo. The event is free and open to the public. According to…

Kimball Area Historical Society meeting/presentation

South Haven history presentation open to the public The Kimball Area -Historical Society will hold their annual meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at the Kimball City Hall. Following the meeting, a program will be presented by Brian Partridge about the beginning of South Haven. Join us for this interesting local history presentation. Everyone…

Meeker County 4-H’ers present their best in Minnesota 4-H State Dog Show

4-H youth from Meeker County participated in the Minnesota 4-H State Dog show Sept. 25-26. In total, 260 youth and 310 dogs from across the state participated in this annual event at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Over the two-day event, 4-H’ers demonstrate their skills and knowledge in agility, obedience, showmanship, and rally, competing against other…

Craft vendors wanted

During dinner with Santa event We are looking for a wide variety of craft vendors to join the Kimball Boy Scout Troop and Kimball Area Chamber to kick off the Holidays at the Kimball Lions Shelter in Willow Creek Park from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26. This event is free for vendors and businesses to…

Kimball Legion Auxiliary potluck, Oct. 13

The Frederick A. Metcalf Unit 261 American Legion Auxiliary will hold a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the Legion Post. Please bring a dish to share. The regular monthly meeting will be held after dinner. All members are invited to attend.

Kimball Kruisers 4-H update

The Kimball Kruisers 4-H club held their monthly business meeting at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12, at the Gohmann residence. Congratulations to all of our Kimball Kruisers Meeker County Fair and Minnesota State Fair entrants. The club members are planning for the upcoming 4-H year, beginning in October. The club has some activities planned for…

Kimball American Legion celebrated their 100th anniversary

Kimball American Legion Post #261 celebrated their 100th anniversary Saturday, Aug. 28. We had a wonderful turn-out. “Thank you” to you the community for your support in all we do. We gave away gifts all day, and then had a raffle drawing of items donated to the Legion from the auxiliary. Winners of those items…

Kimball Lions update

As I write this months Lion’s notes, I would like to honor our club for 40 years of service to the community of Kimball, and one person who is still going strong! Our service projects from past to now include everything from building a ramp for someone who became wheelchair-bound, to building a fence for…