Former Courtland Mayor named Nicollet County Outstanding Senior 12 Aug 17

The former mayor of Courtland received the Nicollet County Outstanding Senior Citizen award at the Nicollet County Fair Friday. Bob Schabert has been active in many ways including serving as chairman of the Connecting Nicollet County Leadership Program steering committee, served on the Courtland City Council for 24 years, as a Region 9 Commissioner for Nicollet County and served more than 15 years on the Highway 14 Partnership. Schabert has also served on the Nicollet County Historical Society, Knights of Columbus in New Ulm, put on an annual lighted Christmas display in Courtland and volunteers on the Sleepy Eye Lights in Motion Christmas lights project in Sleepy Eye.