Stearns County Dairy Princess Candidate

Congratulations and good luck to Stearns County Dairy Princess Candidate Alicia Dobis, 18,of Holdingford she is the daughter of Allan and Brenda Dobis of Holdingford. She attends Holdingford High School. Her sponsor is Holdingford Mill Inc.
The Freeport Community Center will be a flurry of activity all day on Saturday as 13 young ladies will vie for Stearns County Dairy Princess titles.

The day will begin early for the candidates, with judging throughout the day. Dinner will begin at 7:30 p.m. and coronation will begin around 9 p.m.

This is the 54th Annual Stearns County Dairy Princess Pageant. Tickets can be purchased at the door.


June 14 - 2008 Caramel Roll Ride

Start planning those spring bike rides. Here is a big one for the area.
June 14 - 2008 Caramel Roll Ride
This year starting from Holdingford the Route: From the Holdingford covered bridge bikers can go south to Albany or north to the Mississippi River or both.
Some details
Distances: 14, 28, or 47 Miles
Number of Riders expected 300

Prices: $15 Adults - $10 under 16 before May 31, $5 more after May 31.

Description of Ride: The proceeds from this ride will go to cover the costs of building the Holdingford Covered bridge where we will have a 9 am ribbon cutting and party after the ride.
For registering and more information contact

Sponsor: Lake Wobegon Trail Assn
Phone: 1-320-293-9364
Website: www.lakewobegontrails.com

Cliff Borgerding Ride Organizer
Address: 33504 Shorewood Dr
City, State, Zip: Avon, Mn. 56310



Open Position City Maintenance Worker

Ad for City Maintenance Worker
City Of Holdingford

The City of Holdingford is seeking to fill the position of City Maintenance Worker. This position is a full time 40 hour per week hourly paid position. Requirements include a high school diploma, a valid CDL (class ‘B’) Minnesota driver’s License, willing to obtain a Class “D” Water Operator’s license, a Class “B” Wastewater Operator’s License, Type IV Bio Solids License, are required. Applicant must agree to and successfully pass a background check. Must pass a physical and drug testing. Responsibilities of this position include the operation and maintenance of the municipal water and wastewater systems, snow removal, maintaining streets, City buildings and parks, operation and maintenance of city vehicles and all other related equipment, physically demanding labor, frequently lifting 70 pounds or more, and any other duties assigned by the City Council. Must possess good public relations skills. Must have a flexible schedule and be willing to be on call to work some evenings, early mornings, and weekends. Response time: 15 minutes. Competitive wage dependent upon qualifications; health insurance and PERA program benefits available. For a job description and job application call the Holdingford City Clerk’s Office at 320-746-2966 or email at clerk@holdingfordmn.us . Completed Resumes and Job Applications are being accepted until March 15, 2008. The City of Holdingford is an equal opportunity employer.