Madelia Younger Bros Capture 13 Sep 13

The 17th annual celebration of the capture of the notorious Younger Brothers Gang is taking place in and around the City of Madelia on Saturday. Event Spokesperson Bob Yurcek says that there’s a bank robbery in Madelia at High Noon, followed by a gunfight and the capture of the Younger Brothers and Charlie Pitts near LaSalle at 2:30. The actual capture happened in 1876. Other highlights of the Younger Brothers Capture Celebration include a fast-draw competition, historical artifacts and memorabilia, kids activities and games, the firing of the “World’s Largest Rifle” and much more. A full schedule is available on the website visitmadelia.com.