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Local families to be recognized at Farmfest Thurs., Aug. 7

McLEOD, WRIGHT, CARVER, and MEEKER COUNTIES, MN – Representing agricultural achievement in diverse farming operations, 74 families from throughout Minnesota are being honored as a 2014 Farm Family of the Year by the University of Minnesota.

The farm families will be recognized in ceremonies beginning at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 7, at the annual Minnesota Farmfest on the Gilfillan Estate near Redwood Falls. The event is in the Wick Buildings Farmfest Center on the estate grounds.

Here are a few of the local honorees:

• Engelmann Dairy – McLeod County Farm Family of the Year

• Tony and Patti Fisher Family – Meeker County Farm Family of the Year

• Buetow Farms Inc. – Carver County Farm Family of the Year

• Carlsons Orchard, Bakery, and Restaurant – Wright County Farm Family of the Year

To see a full list of the 2014 farm families, click here.

Wright County Board to approve bid for salt storage facility

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Wright County Board will consider approval of a bid for a salt storage facility during its Tuesday, July 22 meeting.

Other items on the agenda include discussion of quorums at committee meetings and scheduling a meeting to discuss the county’s capital improvement plan.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Wright County Government Center in Buffalo.

Beer Festival Sat. July 19 – Winsted, MN

SPONSORED POST: For a chance to sample beer and wine from about 25 local and national craft breweries, look no further than the St. Mary’s Craft Beer Festival in Winsted. In addition to the beer and wine sampling, food will be served at the event including burgers, brats, pork chops, pizza, bottled water, & pop.

This first-ever event will take place Saturday, July 19 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Winstock Country Music Festival grounds. Gates will open at 2 p.m.

b-brewfest.052014“We’re anticipating 1,000 people for the first year,” said Tom Ollig, development director at St. Mary’s Care Center.

Only those 21 and older, with a valid ID, will be allowed to enter. Participants will receive a commemorative mug to use for the 2-ounce beer and wine samples, and they will be able to vote for their favorite beverage.

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Tickets can be purchased online at www.stmarysbrewfest.com, or at the Blue Note Ballroom in Winsted.

Tickets will be $30 when ordered online through the event date. At the gate, tickets will be $35 each. Designated driver tickets are available for $10 each, and include a mug and non-alcoholic beverages.

There is no charge for parking.

Sports schedule for Wednesday, July 16

CRVL: Mayer at Green Isle; 7:30 p.m.

CRVL: Young America at Winsted; 7:30 p.m.

CRVL: Waconia at Watertown; 7:30 p.m.

NSL: Hutchinson at Howard Lake; 7:30 p.m.

NSL: Montrose/Waverly at Cokato; 7:30 p.m.

Wright County Board to consider lease agreement

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Wright County Board will consider a lease agreement related to Beebe Lake Regional Park during its Tuesday, July 15 meeting.

Other items on the agenda include the starting pay level for a new appraiser in the assessor’s office, and approval of minutes and recommendations from recent committee meetings.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Wright County Government Center in Buffalo.

Sports schedule for Fri., July 11-Sun., July 13

Friday, July 11
NSL: Maple Plain at Howard Lake; 7:30 p.m.
NSL: Montrose/Waverly at Loretto; 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 12
CRVL: Carver at New Germany; 2 p.m.
CRVL: Winsted at Mayer; 2 p.m.

Sunday, July 13
CRVL: Watertown at Norwood; 2 p.m.
CRVL: St. Boni at Mayer; 2 p.m.
CRVL: Winsted at Carver; 4 p.m.
CRVL: Green Isle at New Germany; 2 p.m.
NSL; Howard Lake at Delano; 2 p.m.
NSL: Montrose/Waverly vs. Mound at St. Boni (DH); 2 p.m.