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Caroline Wieneke, 77

Caroline Wieneke died Thursday, June 3, 2020, at her Watkins home, surrounded by her family. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 6, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Watkins. Visitation will be one hour prior…

Mozena is Bus Driver of the Year

Congratulations to Dean Mozena of Kimball who has been named Minnesota V.F.W. School Bus Driver of the year for 2020. Mozena is retiring this year, at age 83, after driving school bus for 62 years (the best anyone can figure).…

Eden Valley-Watkins graduates 67

The EV-W Class of 2020 began a parade at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 21, in Watkins, then up the county line road and through Eden Valley, then proceeded to the Starlite Drive-In Theatre in Litchfield. There, everyone watched the prerecorded…

Kimball Area High School graduates 48

KAHS graduation began with a presentation of diplomas at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21, outdoors at the high school. Each graduate then signed the class poster that will serve as the class mural in the senior commons. Each family then…

Temps above average, chance of rain late Sunday

Mark Anthony Meteorologist We had the unofficial kick-off of summer over the weekend. Like so many Memorial Day weekends, we had some showers and thunderstorms in the forecast. Despite the fact that we are under the coronavirus pandemic, I hope…

Unique graduations for Class of 2020
Mom and Kimball school board member Karla Davis smiles big in the Kimball parade May 21 with graduate Arianna and younger daughter Gabby and husband Larry behind the wheel. See more photos on pages 6-7. Family vehicles were decorated to…
Ind. School District 739 Special Meeting May 11, 2020

Special Meeting Board of Education May 11, 2020 Ind. School District 739 Kimball, MN Chair Schreiner opened the meeting at 6:00 p.m. with members Davis, Helgeson, Becker, and Zipoy present. Member Waldorf joined the meeting at 6:06 p.m. The Pledge…

Meeker County Sheriff’s Office

Date, Time, Call, Location: Disposition 05/23/20, 04:24 am, Found Property, CSAH 2, Kingston Twp: Handled By Officer/Deputy. 05/23/20, 04:44 am, Motorist Assist, CSAH 21, Kingston Twp: Warning. 05/23/20, 09:20 am, Traffic Stop, MN Hwy 24, Forest City Twp: Citation Issued.…

Wright County Sheriff’s Office

May 21, Blake Henry Schauf, 30 of Maple Lake, was arrested in Maple Lake on the charge of domestic assault. May 21, David Michael Welter, 57 of Buffalo, was arrested in Buffalo on a MN Department of Corrections apprehension and…

Monday three-vehicle accident

Just before 1 p.m. Monday, May 25, three vehicles were northbound on Highway 15 north of Kimball. The first vehicle, a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Dakota Housman, 31 of St. Cloud, slowed quickly. A 2012 Ford SRW pickup…

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