KES Basketball Camp, grades 3-5

By Jay Klein, Coach The Kimball Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Programs recently held a basketball camp at Kimball High School. A total of 38 participants in the camp consisted of boys and girls just com…

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Eden Valley considers solar

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor At their June 6 regular meeting, the Eden Valley city council heard from Ben Ransom of ReneSola. ReneSola is building a solar garden in Winsted that should be online around…

Wright County Sheriff’s Office

June 13, Marie Elizabeth Wegleitner, 38 of St. Cloud, was arrested in Annandale on the charges of fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance and false information to law enforcement, and Wright…

Kimball Police blotters

During May 2018, the Kimball Police Department received the following calls: 1 accident, 8 agency assists, 4 animal calls, 1 assault, 15 business checks, 10 citizen contacts, 1 custody issue, 1 domest…

Eden Valley Police blotter

There were a total of 98 calls for service in Eden Valley during May 2018, up from 54 in April. These calls included 32 verbal warnings, 28 miscellaneous calls, 10 assisting the public, 8 assisting ot…

Bidders buy at auction

Auditor-Treasurer Randy Schreifels called the Stearns County tax-forfeited property auction held this past Tuesday, June 12, a success. Of 17 properties up for auction, 11 of them sold. The sales gene…

Chickens get reprieve, bars don’t

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor The Watkins city council met Thursday evening, June 14. Nearly a year ago, three establishments with liquor licenses failed a “test” by the County Sheriff’s Office: a very …

Watch out for scammers

Toni, These phone calls are driving me crazy. I don’t know who has given my phone number out, but I have been receiving about 4 to 5 phone calls a week for the last couple of months. They say they are…

Highway 55 MnDOT projects

Kimball-Watkins-Eden Valley repaving MnDOT crews began milling and repaving CSAH 30 near Manannah June 18. When completed there, they will begin the milling and repaving project on Highway 55 between …