Kimball Kruisers 4-H update

The Kimball Kruisers 4-H club held their monthly business meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, via Zoom. We discussed National 4-H week, which is Oct. 4-10. We are making 4-H fabric masks to donate to the Kimball Schools for students who may forget their mask for the day. There is a video contest and…

Harvest Bank honors first responders
Harvest Bank of Kimball sponsored a meal for the Kimball Fire & Rescue Department’s meeting earlier this month (Sept. 2), for all their hard work they do for our community. This is part of an effort to honor local first responders in each of the communities which Harvest Bank serves. Submitted photo.
Kimball addresses property nuisances

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor At its Sept. 1 regular meeting, the Kimball city council heard from one of 23 individuals who received a nuisance letter about their property. The city sent out nuisance letters to 23 city property owners. Most of the letters related to lawn parking (an ordinance violation), and the next most…

Minnesota Rural Broadband Coalition launches statewide speed test initiative

“The Minnesota Rural Broadband Coalition is pleased to announce the launch of the Minnesota Speed Test Initiative,” said Vince Robinson, Chair of the MN Rural Broadband Coalition. “There is no doubt that the lack of broadband in rural Minnesota hampers telework, distance learning, and telehealth. Our goal is to find out exactly where broadband service…

Remembering 9/11
Above, the Kimball Fire Department set up a commemoration to 9/11 at the intersection of Highways 15 and 55 in Kimball. Below, the Eden Valley Fire Department did the same along highway 55 in Eden Valley. Staff photos by George Matua. Each year, on the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World…
Kimball Library building nears completion

Great River Regional Library staff and volunteers received a tour of the new Kimball Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 10. Members of the library building committee were present to answer questions and discuss next steps for library completion. In the coming week, Rice Companies, the construction project manager, will finish up the interior fixtures and…

Absentee voting for the General Election

Absentee voting begins Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, for the Nov. 3, General Election. Because of the current pandemic, residents who wish to vote by absentee are encouraged to request an absentee ballot online at mnvotes.org. Vote absentee by mail Voters apply for an absentee ballot online at mnvotes.org or can contact the Auditor–Treasurer’s office at…

August/September Kimball Lions update

July begins our new year for the Lions International Clubs. Our new officers for the year are: President, Brian Kuechle; 1st Vice, Larry Blum; 2nd Vice, Sara Zipoy; Treasurer, Dan Konz; Secretary, Jan Schmitz; Minutes/Agendas, Mary Knaus; Membership, Gary Vossen; Tail Twister, Ken Knaus; Lion Tamer, Nick Brandt; 1st-year board members, Steve Gohman and Larry…

Wanted: Parade units for our first annual Holiday Lighted Mini Dazzle Parade

Light up your parade float and join the Kimball Boy Scout Troop 357 and the Kimball Area Chamber and area business’ to celebrate small business’ and kick off the holidays with a mini lighted parade Friday, Nov. 27. The lighted Mini-Dazzle parade is a fun, family event during the Kimball Holiday Kickoff! We invite all…

Kimball Lions Fall ‘TO GO’ Fish Fry Oct. 2

The Kimball Lions invite you to their Fall Fish Fry from 4-7 p.m.-Friday, Oct. 2, at Willow Creek Lions Club Shelter (Hwy. 15 South, Kimball). Only $10 per take-out meal. Serving our same great fish, potato salad, beans, bread, and dessert. You drive thru, we take your order, then deliver to your vehicle. Drive thru…

Tri-County News

Copyright 2019, Tri-County News..............Tel. (320) 398-5000..............Email news@tricountynews.mn