KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of February is Rick Mages of Sleepy Eye. Rick was instrumental in bringing Food For Kidz to Sleepy Eye, giving community churches and students the opportunity to help feed hungry children around the world. Mages also serves as the commander of the Sleepy Eye American Legion, is active in the Sleepy Eye Honor Guard honoring fallen veterans, helps coordinate 9-11 commemorations in Sleepy Eye, is active in his church, and more. The Hometown Hero recognition is sponsored by KNUJ AM and FM and your New Ulm Hy-Vee. To nominate a Hometown Hero stop by the Hy-Vee customer service desk or our studios in New Ulm or Sleepy Eye, or by clicking HERE.