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SHERBURN – This weekend, the Sherburn Festival will begin with a finger-licking chicken dinner from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, June 17 at the Sherburn Fire Hall, followed by street dancing from 8:30 p.m.-12 a.m. 30 featuring the band ‘Rhino.’ Most festival activities take place at Sherburn City Park, including all classes from Sherburn High School meeting on the east side of the Welcome House for coffee and donuts from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. . The festival runs all day from 8 a.m. with a fun 5k run until 9 p.m., complete with street dancing featuring the Fat City All Stars band. There is a classic car and tractor show from 8am to 11am. There’s a volleyball tournament, vendor lounge, bingo, and inflatables in addition to food stands, rootbeer float stand, and the park’s beer garden. The parade will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the high school and head south then east to circle the park and end at the water tower. There will be a petting zoo in the afternoon. Shell’s Hobo Band will play from noon to 1 p.m. at the park. At 12:30 p.m. the Kids Pedal Pull will take place and DJ Ron Helmich will play music from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Street dancing with the Fat City All Stars band will take place from 6-9 p.m. Sounds like a fun day/weekend.

The Dunnell Lake Fremont Fire Department has scheduled its annual pork roast from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 19 at the Dunnell Community Hall. A voluntary donation will help the fire department purchase equipment.

Ruby’s Pantry food distribution will take place from 5:30-7 p.m. on Monday, June 20 in the Regional Worship Center parking lot in Sherburn, just south of I-90. $25 buys a lot of food. Check the list on Facebook before that day. The boxes are placed in your empty chest. There are no residency or income guidelines. It’s their third birthday and hot dogs will be served while you drive until they run out as a thank you to those who have supported them for three years.

Trimont started its sundaes in the park at 6 p.m. Their Fun Fest will take place from July 5 to 10. Trimont has a Farmer’s Market from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. every Friday at the Anderson Park Shelter House. Coffee and treats are also available for a free donation that helps the Trimont Food Department.

St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sherburn hosts coffee hours on Tuesdays during the month of June from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Join your friends and neighbors for good camaraderie.

Sherburn Town Hall will be open every morning Monday to Friday until the new Town Clerk takes office on July 5. Thanks to former City Clerk, Irene Schlapoff, for filling City Hall.

Summer school started at Martin County West through July 1. For more information, call (507) 764-4661. Students in general are encouraged to use online resources from Moby Max (Trimont) and IXL (Sherburn) for skills practice. Three teachers retired this year and were treated to a thanksgiving party at the Sherburn Legion last week. Thanks to Nancy Prunty, Karen McConnell and Kathy Neppl, who taught at MCW for about 40 years each. MCW FFA has predicted a busy summer. They will host a sand volleyball tournament on June 30. They plan to attend the Moon Dogs baseball game on July 21, and outdoor movies are in the works in addition to the Martin County Fair in August. The CER offers many activities for adults and children during the summer. Check out the offers in the June school newsletter, on Facebook, the MCW website or [email protected]

Congratulations to Darrell and Gerry Boe who are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, June 18 at the Methodist Church in Estherville, Iowa. The cards will reach them at 409 N. 8th St., Estherville, IA 51334.

This weekend’s movie at the Sherburn Theater is Jurassic Park Dominion. Show times are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday.

The Mayo Mobile Clinic is scheduled to be in Sherburn from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, June 20 and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 22. To make an appointment, call the appointment line at (507) 238-8500.

Plan to attend the Martin County Relay For Life from 4-10 p.m. on Saturday, June 25 at the Martin County Fairgrounds, Fairmont. Go to or check out Facebook or Instagram. Celebrate, remember and fight back.

Just a reminder that June 19 is Father’s Day. Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers in the region and to those who are like a father for the children in the region.

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