E.V. Red Cross blood drive Aug. 16

There is always a need for blood … even in the summer months. Mark your calendar: the American Red Cross will be in Eden Valley from 1-7 p.m. Monday, Aug.16, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (852 Stearns Ave. W.) in Eden Valley. Schedule your appointment now by calling 1-800-Red Cross, by going to http://www.redcrossblood.org, on…

Kimball Days is coming – Save the date

Kimball Days is back and better than ever. We will celebrate our 40th anniversary with events taking place all week, Aug. 8-14. You can also follow us on Facebook page (-Kimball Days) for live updates. Craft sale New this year! The craft sale will take place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, in the…

Minnesota enters drought warning phase

DNR and partners are implementing next drought response steps With 52 percent of Minnesota now experiencing severe drought and 4 percent in extreme drought, the state has entered the drought warning phase. With this designation, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and others are taking additional steps. Current drought information, including details on areas…

EV Class of 1970 reunion
The Eden Valley High School Class of 1970 held their 51st class reunion Saturday, July 10, at Dino’s Eden Lakeside Club. Pictured in back are Peter Roeser, Jerry Schroden, Larry Linnemeyer, Jim Stommes, (hidden) Mike Nistler, Daryl Sogge, Andy Nistler, Dale Weber, Alan Hoskins, Jim Levno, Doug Ruhland, John Walters, and Lloyd Wortz; middle row…
Talking how to safely attend large gatherings with the U of M

Minnesotans are known for their large gatherings – -including the “Great Minnesota Get- Together.” This summer, the Minnesota State Fair as well as concerts and other crowd- oriented festivities return, thanks to increasing COVID-19 vaccination rates. But, is it actually safe yet? Beth Thielen, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of…

Volunteer facilitator needed

The St. Cloud Area Parkinson’s Disease Support Group is looking for a volunteer facilitator. Our group needs a leader to conduct our free-to-the public monthly meetings that have an average attendance of 20 people. The meetings highlight information sharing, daily living, research, guest speakers on select topics, and caregiver information. – Parkinson’s disease (PD) affects…

‘Until Then’ honors WWII veterans

Despite an abundance of World War II novels and nonfiction over the past several years, one novel stands out in its depiction of soldiers and civilians. “Until Then” by Gail Kittleson of St. Ansgar, Iowa, tells the separate yet slightly merging stories of two main characters –Dorothy Woebbeking, a Waterloo, Iowa, Army nurse, and Rupert…

Class of 1959 reunion

The class of 1959 will hold their class reunion at 4 p.m. -Wednesday, Sept. 15, at Triple R Grill & Bar. Call Allen at (320) 420-6193, Marlene at (320) 558-2858, or Jane at (320) 236-7416.

Movie night, July 16

Eden Valley Community Center will show “Rava and the Last Dragon” at 6 p.m. Friday, July 16. Free popcorn, and beverage. Sponsored by Eden Valley Citizens For Progress.