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Bluegrass Festival - August 8-11 St. Boniface Parish Festival -August 17 & 18 66 lnHI,unnln,,H,hll,unnl,unnl,lql,,llnlq,,l,n,,lulhl%l ***********MIXED ADC 50902 4 6 0218D SMALL TOWN PAPERS 217 W COTA ST SHELTON WA 98584-2263 Cold Spring, MN 56320 Your Hometown Newspaper Since 1899 Inside,, Bills Bits... page 5 Sports... page 8 Community Ed. . .page 10 Senior News... page 10 Pubfic Notices... page 15 Classifieds... page 19 Tuesday, August 6, 2013 SAVE THE DATE St. Boniface class of 1963 will have a 50th reunion on Saturday, September 28th at the Great Blue Heron in Cold Spring. Class of 1988 reunion We will kick off Friday night, August 16 at 7:00 at the Side Bar with apps provided from Marnan- teli's. We will gather Saturday, August 17 at 1:00 for a family picnic at Pioneer Park. BYOB, something to share and a chair or blanket and lawn games. Bath- rooms/outlets/charcoal grills are available. Look for more information, and who is coming, on Facebook! Open Swim at High School Pool The ROCORI HS pool is open for swimming from 2-4:00 Mon- day through Thursday. Cost is $2.00 per participant. Lifeguards on duty. River Lake Days meeting Richmond River Lake Days committee's meeting will be Mon- day, August 26th at 7 p.m. at Richmond City Hall. Save the Date The 2nd Annual Richmond's German Oktoberfest will be Sep- tember 14th from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. To make reservations, call Jim Sr. at 320-597-3625 or 320: 420-3625. Youth Collecting Food Shelf Items The St. Boniface Youth will once again be collecting items for the Food Shelf during the St. Boniface Parish Festival Parade, Sunday, August 18. The Food Shelf is in need of ce- real, peas, corn, kidney beans, chili beans, bar soap, and paper towels. Cash donations will also be collected. The youth thank you for your generous support. See you at the parade! Community Book Club The Community Book club will begin again on September 17th, 4:00 p.m. at the Senior Center in Cold Spring. After taking the summer off the club will meet on August 19th at 1:00 p.m. at Barnes and Noble in St. Cloud to select books for the coming year. Everyone is welcome to join the book reading group. New mem- bers are always welcome. Harvest Moon Benefit Dinner October 25th The Assumption Community announces the 5th Annual Bene- fit. It will be held at St Boniface Parish Center in Cold Spring. Funds raised this year will be used to purchase new beds. Please consider supporting this event with your donations. If you are interested in volunteering, call Volunteer Chair Pat Donlin at: 266-1445 for more informa- tion. Pork Chop & Corn on the Cob Feed at St. James Parish St. James Parish, Jacobs Prairie Annual Barbeque Pork Chop and Corn on the Cob Feed is Saturday, August 10th on County Road 2 between St. Joseph and Cold Spring. The menu is Pork Chops, Potato Sal- ad, Cole Slaw and ALL the CORN YOU CAN EAT. Pork Chop Dinner is $9.00. Children 5- 12 are $5.00 and children under 5 will be served a hot dog. Hand- icap accessible. On Saturday, July 13th, Sim- ply Outdoor Experiences, a Cen- tral MN chapter of Fishing Has No Boundaries, had the opportu- nity to host a day on the lake at the home of Albie and Kathy Kraemer. Twenty-eight children and adults with special needs participated in the event. The participants, along with a num- ber of volunteers, experienced being on the water as well as making the catch of the day. Par- ticipants received a continental breakfast, spent the morning fishing, were served a barbeque lunch and then were able to spend another few hours on the lake. Each participant received a medal and a gift bag at the con- clusion of the day. There were plenty of smiles and much ex- citement throughout the day. Next year's event will be held on Saturday, July 12th. If you would like more information about the event, please contact Albie and Kathy at 597-2345 or kathykraemer 17@yahoo.corn There will be a fundraiser golf tournament and silent auction on September 21, at River Oaks Golf Course to help fund the fish- ing event at the lake as well as "a day on the water for the veter- ans." If you are interested, infor- mation will be coming out soon, or you can contact Albie or Kathy Kraemer. Thank you to all volunteers and the paramedics that were on site that day. The event would not have been successful without yOU. Pontoons, fishing boats, kayaks -- they were all a part of the day at the Big Fish Lake home of Albie and Kathy Kraemer when they host- ed "Fishing Has No Boundaries" for special needs children and adults. Photo by Bruce Conrad On July 25, DAV (Disabled American Veterans) hosted the DAV Community of Heroes re- ception at the Minneapolis Insti- tute of Arts and recognized a lo- cal veteran and two community business leaders for their com- mitment to helping those who served. Mike McElhiney, a U.S. Army veteran and Independence resident, was recognized for his inspiring transition back to civil- ian life and his service to other veterans and their families. Curt and Pam Karls, real estate pro- fessionals, were recognized for their strong commitment to help- ing injured veterans. "We at DAV are thrilled to show our appreciation to the Twin Cities' community for their Curt and Pam Karls received recognition as part of DAV Community of Heroes Week from Stephen Whitehead, Minnesota State Adjutant, DAV (Disabled American Veterans). Iz ami Ips Prior to retiring from the Cold Spring/Richmond Police Depart- ment, Phil Jones accepted a $3,000 donation from the Schulz's family. The money will be used for upgrading the cam- era systems in the squad cars the Officers use. The Schulz family indicated they wanted to make this donation in recogni- tion of the 25 years that Chief Jones dedicated to serving this community and as a memorial to fallen Officer Tommy Decker. Pictured left to right are: Cathy Schulz, Chief Phil Jones, Herbert Schulz and Sgt. Chris Boucher. ROCORI Secondary Schools Open House Schedule Grade 6 August 28, 2013 4-8 PM Parent meeting at 5:00 PM Grade 7 August 20, 2013 6-8 PM Grade 8 August 20, 2013 6-8 PM Grade 9 August 28, 2013 4-8 PM Parent meeting at 6:00 PM Grade 10 August 20, 2013 3-6 PM Grade 11 August 20, 2013 12-3 PM Grade 12 August 20, 2013 12-3 PM Parent meetings will take place in the high school gymnasi- um. Teachers will be available on August 28th only. If you have any questions, please feel free to call 320-685-4911. School Registration Parents of students new to ROCORI Area Schools are to reg- ister their children at Cold Spring Elementary School, grades K-5 (phone: 685-7534); Rocori Middle School, grades 6-8 (phone: 685-3296); or Rocori High School, grades 9-12 (phone: 685-8683). If there are any ques- tions about the attendance area, please call the district Office in Cold Spring, 685-4901. Schools will open September 3, 2013. Richmond Shopper! While shopping Richmond stores during road construction you are welcome to use Plantenberg's parking lot. Thank you for your continued support! strong support of veterans," said DAV CEO and National Adju- tant Marc Burgess. "DAV is ded- icated to fulfilling our nation's promises to the men and women who served, but we couldn't do this without strong local part- ners and advocates." Mike McElhiney is a retired Master Sergeant who served in the U.S. Army for 21 years. Mike and his Special Forces team were the first troops into Afghanistan just weeks after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Their mis- sion-Operation Enduring Free- dom-was to force the Taliban to surrender. When they infiltrated into Afghanistan, they brought with them the future president of the new Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai. After fierce battles, the Taliban leaders conceded defeat. Unfortunately, Mike and his team suffered a bomb-blast that injured or killed most of them. Mike was gravely wounded and suffered several injuries, includ- ing the loss of his right hand. His rehabilitation and transition to civilian life was incredibly challenging. The support of his wife, Judy, his Army family, and choosing a civilian job that al- lowed him to give back and help other veterans every day were key to his recovery. Mike was Karls recognized continued on page 6 Anyone driving through Cold Spring on Highway 23 will notice a new building under construction next to Teals Market. That building will soon be the new home of the now Granite Community Bank (formerly the First National Bank). This week's Way Back When features the First National Bank's building prior to its present building. The bank was located across the street from its present building. This former bank building is where Dr. Christopher Wenner currently practices his medical practice. This Way Back When picture was taken in 1955. 9 t