Del Monte reigns again in corn eating contest 19 Aug 17

The Del Monte Corporation reigns as the winner for the 5th consecutive year in the Sleepy Eye Buttered Corn Days Corn Eating Contest. The contest kicked off festivities Friday afternoon. Amy Kral and Jason Fischer defeated KNUJs Tom Wheeler and Craig Hanson 20 to 13. Buttered Corn Days events take place throughout the day today including two new events. A Backyard Rib Contest takes place at Allison Park from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. and a Classic Car Show and Cruise-In will take place downtown from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. The Grand Parade at 6 p.m. wraps up events.