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Superintendent Update Week of Oct. 19

Good Day Kimball. Students are back to school for a full week of school this week. The fall sports are wrapping up. This week is last week of regular season volleyball. The playoffs for the girls start next week. If you have some spare time, get out and support them as they make their push to do well in section play. Just a reminder for any winter sport athletes to get going on their preparation for the start of their activity. That season starts Nov. 9. It will be here before we know it.

Stand Up Against Bullying event Oct. 14

Kimball Elementary has a new focus on anti-bullying. Stand Up Against Bullying is a researched-based program based on the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. Each month, staff and students wear an orange T-shirt and discuss important anti-bullying issues including playground behavior, cyberbullying, short- and long-term consequences of bullying, strategies to eliminate bullying in our schools, and more.

Our kickoff event was held on Wednesday, Oct. 14, and students from ?ÄúCamp O?Äù, an after-school service learning program, wrote and performed skits to remind students of the effects of bullying behavior. Paid for with a grant from Resource Training and Solutions, the year-long program will also include a magician performing for KES students Wednesday, Jan. 13, with a program entitled ?ÄúThe Bully?Äù.

Kimball volleyball girls lose battle with Bulldogs

The Cubs welcomed in the Paynesville Bulldogs last Tuesday, Oct. 13, for what resulted in a very exciting matchup. The first and third games required extra time, and both culminated in victories for Paynesville, en route to collecting the 3-1…

Kimball volleyball team drops tough one

The Cubs lost a tough battle with Norwood Young America last Monday, Oct. 19, by a 3-2 final tally. Kimball started out like a house afire, taking the first two sets. Unfortunately, the fire was doused quickly, as the Raiders…

Cubs?Äô playoff hopes crushed by Patriots

Kimball Area lost its Section 4A playoff opener to Upsala/Swanville last Wednesday, Oct. 14, by a final tally of 52-7. The Patriots racked up an impressive 340 yards on a relentless ground attack and held the Cubs to just one fourth-quarter…

Record highs happened Sunday

Weather: Much of Minnesota saw record or near record heat on Sunday.

For example, a record high temperature was broken in Minneapolis on Sunday with a reading of 85 degrees. That broke the old record high temperature of 84 degrees set on this date in 1930.

Most of the rest of Greater Minnesota enjoyed possibly the last taste of the 80s until next spring. Temperatures climbed into the low to mid 80s throughout central, west central, and northern Minnesota Sunday.

EV-W FFA Corn Drive contributes to Camp Courage

The Eden Valley-Watkins FFA chapter conducted their annual Corn Drive for Camp Courage Monday, Oct. 19. There were five trucks this year that collected 643 bushels of corn and $1,480 in cash donations from local farmers and area businesses. We…

Steven Huff, 65


Steven Huff died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at his Annandale home. He was 65.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, followed by funeral services at 4 p.m. at the Corinna Township Hall at 9801 Ireland Avenue NW, Annandale.

Consequences of bullying presentation Nov. 11

Victoria Powell, Asst. Sherburne County Attorney, will present information on the legal consequences of bullying, cyberbullying, sexting, and internet safety at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the Kimball Area High School Cafetorium. Parents and community members are welcome to…

KAHS School forms now online

The activity department has been working to get all paperwork online. Kimball has the ability to access all paperwork, forms and fees to be processed online for the convenience of parents. All the forms are located on the activities page…

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