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Freeman Academy to host annual rib cook-off

FREEMAN -- The seventh annual ribs cook-off contest will be from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at the north parking lot of Freeman Academy, Freeman.

There will be ribs, pulled pork sandwiches, baked beans, potato salad, watermelon, sno cones, 1919 keg root beer and other soft drinks. Ribs may be purchased in full or half racks. The sampler ticket will also be available to purchase one rib from each chef and vote for the People's Choice Award.

The entertainment for the evening includes 4-Ever, The Soulmates, Anne Waltner, a men's ensemble and will end with the 125th anniversary German Band.

Entries for the rib contest are still open. Contact Vernetta Waltner at 605-321-7351 or email for more information. All proceeds benefit the Sterling Hall building fund.