Weather Forecast


2009 Dairy Days schedule

Emily Morris of Willmar, left, pats a calf named Mystic during the 2008 West Central Dairy Days festivities. The calf is owned by Angie Bengtson Kalkbrenner of Kandiyohi, right; also helping with the calf is Amanda Kassel of Willmar. (Tribune file photo)

Schedule of events

Sunday, June 7

Community Round Table -- 7:30 a.m.

KDJS - 1590 AM

Monday, June 8

Open Mike Radio Show -- 10:10 a.m.

KWLM - 1340 AM

Tuesday, June 9

Family Fun "Milk Run" -- 6 p.m.

Open to all ages at Hodapp Track, Kennedy Elementary School, just off Willmar Avenue along Seventh Street S.W., in Willmar.

There will be running races ranging from the 100 meter "Half-Pint" to the mile "Gallon" run, along with special relay team categories; sponsored by Community Education and Recreation.

Wednesday, June 10

Prairie Winds Band Concert -- 7:30 p.m.

Rice Park: Kandiyohi Avenue and Third Street S.W. in Willmar; bring your own lawn chairs.

Thursday, June 11

KWLM Road Show -- 6:30 a.m. to noon.

Live broadcast from the Gene and Shelly Gatewood dairy farm; to get to the farm go east of Willmar on Willmar Avenue to County Road 8, south on CR8 four miles to 79th Street S.E., south one mile to 90th Avenue S.E., and west ¾ mile.

The road show is open to the public.

Thursday & Friday, June 11 & 12

Build-A-Burger -- 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Promotion at Cash Wise: Cheeseburger, milk and cookie for $2; ice cream sandwich for 50 cents; funds raised support local FFA chapters and 4-H clubs and help promote the dairy and beef industries.

Friday, June 26

Dairy cattle show -- 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Open to the public at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds in Willmar. No admission fee; free milk.