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…

Kimball Kruisers 4-H update

The Kimball Kruisers 4-H Club held their monthly business meeting at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, at the Schiefelbein Sale Barn. Before the meeting, we cleaned our Adopt-a-Highway and enjoyed a pizza party. The club members are planning for the upcoming 4-H year, beginning in October. The members discussed their club goals and club theme…

Money Tip for Students, October 2021

What students need to know about interest rates when investing Students who want to invest some of their earnings should learn more about interest rates. Learning the basics about simple interest and compound interest will help them make better investment decisions, according to KHEAA. In a savings or investment account, you might receive a compound…

Financial Aid Tip of the Month, October 2021

Students have different education options after high school Many students think of education after high school as the traditional four-year college degree. However, students who don’t want to go that route have other options from which to choose, according to KHEAA. One option is to get a two-year degree that leads to a job in…

Money Tip for Students, Sept. 2021

What students need to know about interest rates when borrowing If students are considering borrowing money, they should do their homework on interest rates. The time students spend learning the basics about interest rates and annual percentage rates will pay off significantly, helping them save money when borrowing, according to KHEAA. One interest rate is…

Financial Aid Tip of the Month, September 2021

Time for college-bound seniors to fill out the FAFSA Students who plan to attend technical school or college in the fall of 2022 should submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, as soon as possible beginning Oct. 1, according to KHEAA. Even students who don’t think they will qualify for financial aid…

Minnesota 4-H State Shooting Sports & Wildlife Invitational

The Minnesota 4-H State Shooting Sports & Wildlife Invitational was held Sept. 10-12, in Alexandria. 458 youth from 46 counties participated in the following events: • BB gun • Standard Air Rifle • 3 Position Air Rifle • Air Pistol • .22 Rifle • Muzzleloading • Trap • Silhouette • Wildlife Calling • Skillathon •…

Join Kimball Cub Scouts, meeting Sept. 21

Kimball Cub Scout Pack #3357 is welcoming new Scouts. First meeting will be from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, at Kimball Elementary gym. We will meet from 6-7 p.m. every first and third Tuesday of each month. Join today at http://joincubs.org. We welcome all youth grades K-5. Every new Cub Scout willl get a glow-in-the-dark…

Meeker County 4-H’er awarded a Purple Ribbon at Minnesota State Fair Auction

Quality animals, quality kids, and quality buyers made the 42nd 4-H Purple Ribbon Auction, the annual parade of champion beef, lambs, goats, swine, and -poultry, set seven new record prices. New this year was the addition of market chickens and market turkeys into the auction. The auction raised more than $800,000 in additional premium dollars…