Tricounty News

Christy Newman at National Mary Kay Seminar, Dallas

Christy (Zutz) Newman of Courtland, Kan., joined more than 30,000 Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants at the company’s annual SeminarW-Christy-Newman-Mary-Kay-Darrell-Overcash from July 16 to Aug. 2 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.

Mary Kay Inc.’s annual seminar brings together independent beauty consultants from across the country and around the world to celebrate their business achievements and provide education, recognition and motivation for the year ahead.

Newman began her Mary Kay business in 2001 and is currently an Independent Sales Director. At Seminar, Newman was recognized for moving into the top 2 percent of the company, as a brand new Independent Sales Director, as well as earning a diamond ring for achieving the Queen’s Court of Personal Sales, and she also earned the highly coveted diamond bumblebee pin for achieving the Queen’s Court of Sharing.


Aug. 17: Pioneer Park 37th Fiddlers’ & Bluegrass Festival

Sunday, Aug. 17, Minnesota Pioneer Park in Annandale will hold it’s 37th Annual Fiddlers’ & Bluegrass Festival Fund Raiser with Pork Chop Dinner and concessions available. This year, Nashville Recording Artists “The High 48’s” Bluegrass Band will be the featured performers and will be hosting workshops starting at 10 a.m.

Their concert begins at 12 noon and fiddle contest approximately 2 p.m. The fee for the workshops is $10 and gate admissions is $10. Children under 5 free.  See website for more information and details -, call (320) 274-8489, email pioneerp@
.  Minnesota Pioneer Park, 725 Pioneer Park Trail, Annandale, MN 55302, is a 501c3 which receives no governmental support or funding.


Local employee receives award from John Deere

Recently, Mark Schreifels achieved Advanced level recognition for the position of Service Technician program. This level of achievement was accomplished by completing extensive training in the John Deere University program. He received a special plaque of recognition to honor their accomplishment.

John Deere University credits are earned in various categories to ensure expertise in sales, service, or parts departments of John Deere dealerships. The structure for this recognition is similar to achieving credit hours in a university. This ongoing training program is just one of the tools used by Mies Outland to improve overall support and service to customers in their trade area.

Pick up bowling balls and shoes

Aqua Lanes Aug. 1

Remember the date: Friday, Aug. 1, 4-7 p.m. Come to Aqua Lanes and pick up your bowling ball and shoes.


South Haven Days July 26


Come and celebrate South Haven Days with us Saturday,
July 26. Why not attend the parade at 11 a.m., and then walk over to Zion United Methodist Church, for the car show and family activities.

There will be a lunch stand available outside, plus, from
11 a.m.-2 p.m. you’ll be able to have dessert of pie and Ice Cream inside sponsored by Zion United Methodist Church. There will also be whole pies for sale along with other baked goods.

The children’s games  will be from 11:15 a.m.-12 noon, everyone’s a winner and every child receives a prize.

Dazzling Dave Yo-Yo Master will entertain the whole family starting at 12 noon on the west side of the church on the grass, in case of rain it’ll move inside.