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News for 1/17/18


American Legion

Fred Marran Post #166 Veterans -Proud to still be serving since 1919.

Reminder to attend the monthly meetings. The pot is now up to $52.50. When a members name was drawn but he is not present, the pot will roll over to next month.

The Friday Night Special, January 19th:

Friday night special at the Kensington American Legion will be our Santa Fe Salad, which is shredded lettuce, tomatoes, cheese and a grilled chicken breast sitting on top of a bed of crunchy tortilla chips. You have 8 different salad dressings to choose from. Plus we will be having ham and beans with cornbread. We will also have apple pie with or without ice cream along with our regular menu items. Our kitchen hours are 6-8:30 and you are more than welcome to call for take out orders @ 785-476-3204. Join us for supper in our warm and friendly atmosphere!

Thunder Ridge School News

Important Dates:

Mon. February. 5th- NPL Band Clinic @ Tescott with concert at 6:00pm

Spaghetti and Chess Night:

Thur. February 8th- All high school staff, parents, and students are invited for Spaghetti and Chess Night, located in the cafeteria in the Thunder Ridge Elementary Building from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. If you have chess sets that you would like to share, please bring them. We will have a challenge board, which is a bracket for players who accept a challenge by another. Please RSVP to the Thunder Ridge High School Office 476-2217.

Upcoming Games:

Thur. Jan 18- MS BB @ Pike Valley (Courtland) 4:00pm

Fri. Jan 19- HS BB NPL Tournament @ Lincoln TBA

Mon. Jan 22- MS BB PTL Tournament @ Rock Hills (Mankato) 11:00am

Tue. Jan 23- HS BB Home vs Pike Valley 4:00pm

Thur. 25- MS BB PTL Tournament @ Rock Hills (Mankato)

Fri. 26- HS BB @ Southern Cloud (Glasco) 4:00pm

TR HS/GS Menus:

Daily choice with meal: breakfast- milk or juice, fresh/canned fruit, cereal; lunch- Salad, fruits & veggie bar, served daily. *Note: Menus are subject to change.

Wed. 17

Breakfast: Breakfast Sliders

Lunch: White Chicken Chili, Cornbread, banana halves, apple crisp (9-12)

Thur. 18

Breakfast: Breakfast Pizza

Lunch: Cheese Pizza, Steamed Broccoli, fresh citrus fruit cup

Fri. 19

Breakfast: Blueberry Pancakes w/Syrup

Lunch: Sausage Patty, Biscuit & Gravy, Potato Triangle, Green Beans, Apricot Halves

Mon. 22

Breakfast: Frosted Long John

Lunch: Rib Patty on Bun, Sweet Potato Puffs, Diced Pears, Royal Brownie

Tues. 23

Breakfast: Biscuit & Gravy

Lunch: Taco Soup, Corn Chips, Banana Halves

Wed. 24

Breakfast: French Toast Sticks w/Syrup

Lunch: Corn Dogs, Green Beans, Apple Slices, Potato Wedges, Cookie (9-12)

Thur. 25

Breakfast: Cheese Quesadilla

Lunch: Cheese Quesadilla, Chips & Salsa, Refried Beans, Orange Smiles, String Cheese (9-12)

Kensington Library

To kick off our programs for the new year, we were pleased to have Nora Rhoades return for a Brainy Babies group on Monday evening, Jan. 15th. We were thrilled to have several excited mom and child pairs attend. Nora will be coming again the third Monday in February (19) and March (19). Please plan to join us! Brainy Babies is an interactive program for parents and children ages birth to 3 years old. It is a fun learning experience that offers simple ideas to incorporate at home too. Call the library at 785-476-2219 or message Erica Barnes on facebook.

Weekly Inspiration

Don’t lose hope. Everything happens for a reason. You never know what tomorrow may bring.

Life has knocked me down a few times. It has shown me things I never wanted to see. I have experienced sadness and failures. But one thing for sure, I always get up.

A successful person is one who can build a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at them.

ISO: News Needed

Please send me your News! If you don’t send it, I can’t submit it! Contact Erica Barnes at 785-476-8185 or by email at ebarnes8185@gmail.com.


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