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Thrilled Square Dancers Reunite In Kimball After Pandemic Interruption

What activity promotes good mental health, coordination, cross-body motion, listening skills, being present in the moment, logging 3.2 miles an evening, and all the while smiling and have a great time?

Cross Fit, jogging, swimming, Nordic Track, Bowflex ... how about square dancing?

Kimball square dancer Jim Young provides a perfect explanation of the activity.

"Square dancing is a bit of a misnomer," he said. "You don't really dance. You walk or march to the music and execute moves given to you by the square dance caller. There is no fancy footwork involved like there is in other types of dan...