Swim team set to host meet

SHERBURN – The newly formed Martin County West swim team will host its first home meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at the elementary school indoor swimming pool in Sherburn.

Teams from Blue Earth and Winnebago also will compete.

Swimmers will participate in medley relays, freestyle, back crawl, butterfly and breast stroke.

The coach of the team is JoDi Truesdell.

They invite anyone interested to attend and enjoy watching the competition.

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The last Park Play day will be Thursday in Sherburn. Children, ages 4 through sixth grade, are welcome to meet for games, creative art activities and a snack from 9-11 a.m. in the Sherburn City Park.

The last Park Play day in Welcome will be 9-11 a.m. today.

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There are swim times for those with special needs from 6:30-7:30 p.m. each Wednesday at the Sherburn indoor pool. This swim time is for anyone with mental, physical and emotional disabilities.

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The Kittleson family will be the featured entertainment for “Sundaes in the Park” beginning 6 p.m. Sunday at Triumph Memorial Park in Trimont. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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Temperance Lake Ridge in Sherburn will conduct a blood pressure clinic free of charge for any community member who comes to senior meals from 11-11:30 a.m. the first Thursday of each month. For more information, please contact Lisa or Koren at (507) 764-4977.

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Thanks to the Sherburn Lions Club for all its work this past weekend during the Sherburn Holiday Festival.

Also, thanks to the Sherburn Fire Department for the delicious chicken feed, and to the many volunteers who helped make the festival a success.

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Lots of cleanup needed to happen after last week’s storm in Sherburn, and somehow it seemed to get done before the Holiday Festival time. Thanks to the many people who made that happen.

I’m convinced that God sends us storms (of one kind or another) just so we can find out what wonderful neighbors we have. Thanks to all the kind neighbors.