Golf classic is Saturday

SHERBURN – Servicemen’s Club is grilling hamburgers and will serve the public from 6-8 p.m. tonight at Sherburn American Legion. Everyone is invited to stop down for a burger.


The monthly steak and shrimp dinner will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday at Sherburn American Legion. The public is invited.


There are three positions on the Martin County West School Board that will come up for election Nov. 4.

Positions held by Ryan Baker, Sarah Rohman and Wendi Russenberger will be on the ballot.

For anyone wishing to file, affidavits of candidacy are now available at the district administrative office in Sherburn. The period for filing affidavits is now through 5 p.m. Aug. 12.

The term is for four years, and every candidate for this office must be an eligible voter, must be 21 years of age or older, must have been a resident of the school district for 30 days prior to the general election, and must have no other affidavit on file for any other office at the next general election.

So, anyone interested in being on the ballot for school board should file by Tuesday.

If you have any questions regarding the filing procedure, call the Central Office at (507) 764-2330.


The 27th annual Martin County West Maverick Golf Classic will be held Saturday at Fox Lake Golf Club, north of Sherburn, with a 12:01 p.m. shotgun start.

This is an 18-hole, four-person scramble event. A meal will be served about 6 p.m., and drawings for prizes will begin around 7:30 p.m. Door prizes will be given to all golfers.

Tickets are on sale and are available by calling Fox Lake Golf Club at (507) 764-8381 or the Martin County West Junior/Senior High School in Sherburn at (507) 764-4671.

This event is limited to the first 84 golfers who register.

This is the major fundraising activity that the MCW Booster Club sponsors. This past year, the Booster Club provided more than $10,000 for school activities.


During August, the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sherburn is collecting school supplies for Martin County West students. If you would like to donate, you may drop off your donation off any time during the day at the church on South Main Street in Sherburn.


St. John’s United Church of Christ Church in Fairmont is hosting its 31st annual bazaar and bake sale from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Friday. They are serving egg bake, muffins, fruit cup and coffee. There also will be baked goods, garden produce, and handmade craft items for sale. Everyone is invited.


Martin County West fall sports (football, volleyball and cross-country) practices all begin Monday. Does this mean that summer’s over?


Registration for Martin County West Sherburn elementary students will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 12-15, and Aug. 18-22 at the school in Sherburn.

Elementary students going to the Trimont school will have registration from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 18-22.

Parents are reminded to sign up for a conference time when they register their elementary children.

High school registration will take place 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 18-22.


Don’t forget the Tuesday morning coffee hours during the month of August at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sherburn. Hours are 8:30-10 a.m. Everyone is welcome.