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Kuechle cousins compete in basketball
Kuechle cousins pictured here are #2 Meryl Kuechle, #25 Cailyn Kuechle, #10 Brielle Kuechle, #15 Ellie Kuechle, #24 Sawyer Kuechle, #3 Brookelyn Kuechle, Olivia Kuechle; coaches Jeremy Kuechle and Becky Kuechle.
‘Monster’ Mike earns another X Games gold

Editor’s note: This is the story that was intended to be printed this week. Unfortunately, the original (and not entirely accurate) story is what was printed instead. He’s done it again. Kimball native Mike Schultz earned another X Games gold,…

Minnesota Starwatch for February

By Deane Morrison, University of Minnesota A dazzling evening “star,” Venus comes out in twilight and sticks around long enough to outshine all the real stars against a dark sky. So bright is our sister planet, it has been mistaken…

Kimball wrestlers host quadrangular

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The Cubs held a quadrangular Thursday, Jan. 23. Competitors included grapplers from Royalton/Upsala, Holdingford, and Little Falls. Kimball defeated Royalton/Upsala, 43-32, then they dominated Little Falls, 48-28; and ultimately, capped off a winning day, by…

Watkins awaits workforce housing grant results

At its Jan. 9 regular meeting, it was reported that everything has been submitted now for the workforce housing grant for the proposed Western View Apartment project. The city will hear in March if the grant application is successful.

Eden Valley hires new Public Works Director

After interviewing two of the four applicants for Public Works Director, the Eden Valley city council decided to hire Zachary Blonigen for the position. His start date was Jan. 6 and he was officially welcomed at the Jan. 8 city…

Kimball water bills invoke sticker shock

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor About three dozen residents in Kimball received a surprise in their January water bills: billing for water missed for years by aging water meters. Nearly all water meters in the city have been replaced by…

2019 Year in Review: July-Dec.

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor JULY The Kimball Boy Scout Troop 357 attended Many Point Scout Camp the last week of June. They participated in a number of outdoor activities, and several Scouts earned Merit Badges during the camp.

2019 Year in Review: March-June

The story that dominated summer 2019 in our area was road construction. Parts of Highway 15 north and south, Highway 55 east and west, and several county roads were closed for weeks to months this summer for major road work.…

Happy anniversaries

Jean Matua “From the Heart” Thanksgiving week marks two very important anniversaries for me. I joined the Tri-County News 20 years ago this week, jumping right in and – from what was written by the publisher then – changing things…

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