2015 Ag Sweepstakes


 The 2015 Ag Appreciation Banquet was held April 7, 2015.


Jim Barltles and Winner of the 2015 Ag Sweepstakes, Gary Veenstra of Springfield

Gary Veenstra from Springfield was the lucky winner of over $6,000 in ag merchandise at the Ag Sweepstakes Banquet on April 1, 2014.


Farmers registered at the local sponsors for their chance to win more than $6,000 in ag merchandise. Winners must be a farmer and be 18 years or older. Finalist were selected from each registration location. Employees of Ingstad Broadcasting, sponsors and their immediate families are not eligible to win.


2015 Ag Sweepstakes Finalists:

Fred Hanson of St Peter – registered at Farmers Elevator of Traverse
Jon Reinhart of New Ulm – registered at AMPM Livestock Supply
Dave Helget of Sleepy Eye – registered at McCabe Ace Hardware
Clifford Lux of Sleepy Eye – registered at Towns Edge Lumber
Ron Windschitl of Comfrey – registered at Americana Community Bank
Marvin Gieseke of New Ulm – registered at NAPA Auto Parts
Mike Zeig of Sleepy Eye – registered at Chuck Spaeth Ford
Dave Berle of Sleepy Eye – registered at Miller Sellner Case IH
Danny Vogel of Comfrey – registered at Kibble Equipment
Gary Veenstra of Springfield – registered at American Agency
Lyle Schumacher of Comfrey – registered at Springfield Coop Creamery
Charlie Moldan of Sleepy Eye – registered at American Family Ins. Angie Gode
Jim Sprenger of New Ulm – registered at Maday Motors
Grant Annexstad of St Peter – registered at UFC
Brandon Portner of New Ulm – registered at South Point Federal Credit Union
John Schroeder of Courtland – registered at Farmers Coop of Hanska
Steve Sjostrom of Lafayette – registered at Zins Incorporated
Travis Havemeier of Nicollet – registered at George’s City Meats
Melissa Gieseke of Nicollet – registered at Community Ins. Lafayette
Kirby Albrecht of Fairfax – registered at State Farm Don Sanderson
Landon Sletta of Hanska – registered at Alliance Bank
Mike Seitz of Sleepy Eye – registered at Harmening Oil and Trucking
Harold Loeffler of Mankato – registered at Vetters Sales and Service
Jeff Brandes of Courtland – registered at Enter’s Liquid Fertilizer 


KNUJ/SAM Radio would like to thank the following sponsors that help make this Ag Sweepstakes Banquet possible:

Corporate Sponsors:

Local Sponsors:

  • Community Ins. Agency Lafayette
  • Miller Sellner Case IH Sleepy Eye
  • Kibble Equipment Sleepy Eye
  • Chuck Spaeth Ford Sleepy Eye and New Ulm
  • McCabes ACE Hardware Sleepy Eye
  • NAPA Auto Parts Sleepy Eye and New Ulm
  • Americana Community Bank Sleepy Eye
  • AmericanFamily Ins Angie Gode Springfield
  • AMPM Livestock Supply Essig
  • Towns Edge Lumber Sleepy Eye
  • Americana Insurance Agency Sleepy Eye
  • South Point Federal Credit Union Sleepy Eye, Springfield, New Ulm, St. Peter
  • Springfield Co-op Creamery & Sleepy Eye
  • State Farm Insurance Agency- Don Sanderson New Ulm
  • George’s City Meats Nicollet
  • Enter’s Liquid Fertilizer Nicollet
  • Farmers Co-op of Hanska
  • UFC
  • Maday Motors
  • Vetter Sales &  Service Kasota
  • Alliance Bank of New Ulm, Courtland, Hanska and Madelia
  • Farmers Elevator of Traverse
  • Zins Inc of Nicollet

Pics From Last Years Ag Sweepstakes Appreciation Banquet: