Kimball Boy Scout update

The Kimball Boy Scout Troop completed their 20-mile hike Saturday, Aug. 1. The Troop hiked around Lake Koronis in Paynesville. This is the final hike requirement for the Hiking Merit Badge. The boys completed (1) five-mile hike, (3) 10-mile hikes, (1) 15-mile hike, and (1) 20-mile hike. The boys also qualified for a special Hiking…

August Meeker County 4-H’er of the Month

Abby Shoutz of the Forest City Livewires 4-H Club is August’s Meeker County 4-H’er of the Month. Abby has been a dedicated 4-H’er for 11 years and is excited to continue her career this fall as a junior. Abby has served as her club’s reporter, historian, and secretary in past years. She is currently serving…

GNTC Summer 2020

Great Northern Theatre Company is partnering with MN Association of Community Theatre (MACT) for FAST Fest, a statewide festival celebrating creativity in community theatre. Great Northern Theatre Company is sponsoring a Youth Theatre Day Camp; Aug. 3-7 for students grades 8-12. Students will develop their own original play based on the theme of being a…

‘Rightfully Hers’ open at Stearns History Museum

Pop-up exhibit commemorates ratification of 19th Amendment A new pop-up exhibit from the National Archives, “Rightfully Hers” commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, is available for viewing at the Stearns History Museum through Nov. 25. 

Watkins American Legion membership dinner Aug. 4

The Watkins American Legion will host their membership dinner Tuesday, Aug. 4, beginning with a social hour at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. (free for members, their spouses, and new members). The meeting will take place at 8 p.m. The Watkins American Legion would also like to extend a special invitation to…

June/July Kimball Lions update

Kimball Lions are finding projects for the summer. We had a clean-up day Saturday, June 13, at Willow Creek Shelter outside areas with 12 members weeding, planting, trimming, cleaning rain gutters, and great fellowship. We were lucky enough to have Carl Hoffman come down from St. Cloud and assist us with gardens and Dave’s daughter…

Auxiliary Presidents History

The Auxiliary Unit 261, Kimball, was organized at the home of Mrs. C. D. Brower June 1920. The first meeting in July 1920 was at the homeof Mrs. W. H. Metcalf. Presidents are nominated and voted in by the members of the Auxiliary. 

Kimball Boy Scout Troop 357 update

The Kimball Boy Scout Troop 357 have been working hard on their Hiking Merit Badge. The Troop has completed the book work and so far have completed (one) five-mile hike Sunday, May 24, and (two) 10-mile hikes Saturday, June 27, and Sunday, June 28. Mother Nature was not on the Troops side as temps rose…

Kimball Fire Department meat raffle Friday nights

The Kimball Fire Department Meat Raffle at Son of a Butcher in Kimball is every Friday night and benefits the following Kimball organizations: Boy Scouts, FFA, Arts Club, Senior/Junior Class, Student Government and Robotics. Please stop out to SOBs in -Kimball each Friday night starting around 6 p.m. and support these organizations.

Kimball Legion 100-year celebration postponed

The planning committee for our 100-year celebration has decided to postpone our party until further notice during these uncertain times. We will still plan for the celebration at a later date. Thank you for your support and patience. For God and Country Kimball Legion Planning Committee

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