It’s time to clean up and get your items ready for “Community Clean-Up Day” which is coming Saturday, Sept. 6 at ROCORI High School parking lot from 8-11 a.m. The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce is co-sponsoring this event with Stearns County Environmental Services, West Central Sanitation and ROCORI School District 752. This event provides an opportunity for you to bring items that you can’t normally throw out in the trash and the garbage company won’t take. Items such as hazardous chemicals (paints, stains, insecticides, fertilizers, etc.) are free to drop off. Items not accepted are business waste, explosives and oil.
Some items are free and some items have a fee. Watch for ads in the Cold Spring Record for a more detailed list about what is allowed, what’s not, and the fees for loads, etc.
2014 Watkins Fire Dept.
Alex Jungels Cold Spring $1,000
Cory Niewind Richmond $100
Virl Liebrenz Watkins $100
Ellie Fox $100
Kelly Walz $100
Brandon Walz Watkins $100
Brian Becker Kimball $100
Breanna Walz Watkins $100
Melinda Berscheid $100
Jean Reinert Watkins $100
Bill Nistler Watkins $100
The Kimball Lions sponsored a 5K Run during Kimball Days, Saturday, Aug. 9, at Willow Creek park.
The results are in categories of age groups as follows, name is followed by time:
Mike Peterka, 24.20
Tom Ehlinger, 27.52
Andrea Kessle, of Minneapolis, 28.36
Brooke Dykema, of Mequon, Wis., 28.36
Kristy Anderson, 29.24
Wes Sweeter, of Waite Park, 31.15
Lori Hunt, 32.48
Pam Overland, 33.44
Becky Kastanek, of South Haven, 33.54
The Kimball Saddle Club presented their open WSCA Horse Show Sunday, Aug. 10, at the Willow Creek Arena.
They had a small but great show. The participants and spectators endured “off and on” rain. Their judge, Malinda Dexter was a true delight, and the club nad an outstanding volunteer group that included club members/friends and community members.
The Kimball Lions have purchased a defibrillator for Willow Creek Shelter. At our Monday,
Aug. 18, meeting at 7 p.m. we are having Mike Hengel, Certified Instructor, to be giving demonstrations on how to use the defibrillator in case of need at functions/groups that use the shelter. Everyone is invited.
Anyone who uses the shelter or is interested in how this works should attend this free demonstration for the public.
If questions, please call Mary Knaus at (320) 492-1527.