Winners of vehicle parade at Mankato's 150th birthday
June 2, 2022
Winners of the Mankato automobile and motorcycle parade included the following: Sheriff's choice. Dave Conway, 1958 Chevrolet Biscayne; Motorcycle, Josh Babson, 2005 Triumph Rocket 3; and Mayor's Choice, Roger Hagman, 1955 Chevrolete Belair.
Entries placing in the top ten but not ranked in order were Mahlon McDill,1935 Pontiac sedan; R L. Dusin,1962 Cadillac Deville; Mick and Dodie Franklin 1947 Hudson pickup; Mike Wanklyn, 1974 Pontiac GTO; Ray Mace,1958 Chevy Impala; Ron Griffith; 1937 Ford sedan humpback; Bruce Zahn, 1946 Chevrolet pickup;
Greg Hersh, 1967 Pontiac GTO; Allen Wanklyn, 1928 Ford Model A; Dick and Carol Eckles, 1970 Chevy Chevelle.
Entries in the Mankato parade included the following: VFW Color Guard; Alethia Loomis; Raymond Wakefield; Kenny Meier,1958 Impala Convertible; John and Karen Ross; Daniel McDill, 1929 Pontiac sedan; Galen Pahls, 2003 Chevrolet Corvette 50th Anniversary Car; Mahlon McDill, 1935 Pontiac sedan; Philip and Sue Walton,1975 Chevrolet K10; Don Koester, 1977 Chevrolet Corvette; Mick Franklin, 1947 Hudson pickup; Robert Wakefield, 1929 Model A; Ray Mace, 1958 Chevrolete Impala; Ron Griffith, 1937 Ford humpback; Marvin McDill, 1928 Model A pickup; Paul Garst, 1937 three window Studebaker coup;
Garrett Barry, 2014 Dodge Challenger; Gavin Garst, 1971 Honda Trail 70; Spencer Lindberg, dirt bike; Andrew Babson, 2018 Honda CRF 250 Rally; Central National Bank, 2022 Ford Bronco; Burr Oak Fire Department, two quick attack fire trucks; Randall Fire Department, two fire trucks; Jewell Fire Department, two fire tire trucks;
Jewell County Historical Society,1947 Case D tractor pulling a Woods threshing machine; Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative, digger truck; Ionia Regulators, poker game float; Brett Ernst,1946 CJ 2A Jeep; JW Wilson, pickup; Jewell County Historical Society, 1937 Case L tractor; Hooley Alcorn Family, 1948 Oliver 77 tractor; Brent Beck, 1955 Ford Fairlane; Butch and Betty Thompson, 1956 Chevrolet Belair; Formoso fire department, mini-pumper; Jewell County Historical Society, 1946 Farmall H tractor, 1950 M Farmall, 1954 Farmall M and1956 Farmall 400; Pierce Electronics-Country Roots Salon, 1951 Willy's Jeep pickup;
Jewell Co. Sheriff's Office, Sheriff office pickup; Mankato Garden Club, car and float; Kelly McNichols, handmade roadster; Nuthin Fancy Bakery, float; Mankato Professional Pharmacy, truck and float; Mankato Golf Course, two golf carts; Girl Scout Troop 20470, walking; Ost Furniture & Cabinetry LLC, float; Mankato Livestock Inc., pickup; Darrell Miller Family, Yamaha pulling float; Evangelical Lutheran Church, float; White Rock Taxidermy, side by side; Bob's of Mankato, float; Mankato Class of 1975, float; Pamela Wirth Agent with Farm Bureau & Jewell Co Farm Bureau, 2022 from Ford Beloit Auto & Truck Plaza; Sweden Crème, float;
Esbon Fire Department, fire truck and fire truck No. 74; Jewell Co Towing & Kansas Mammoth Festival, tow truck and float; Burt and Evelyn Warne, 1950 Plymouth; State Exchange Bank, pickup with trailer; Jewell County EMS, 2021 Ford Med-tech ambulance; Steven Walker, John Deere A; West Bruns, custom mini bike; Lehrling Chevrolet (1965-80), 1950 Chevy 2 door hardtop; MHS Class of 1968, black pickup; Waude Underwood, 1948 JD G; Clayton Dobs, 1951 R JD; Tyler Cummins, 1948 Farmall H; Mankato Class of 1976, car and walking; Mankato Splash Pad, truck and boat;
Mankato Class of 1972, white pickup; Don Frasier, 1999 Harley Davidson Softail; Mahin Insurance, Model A tractor; Mankato Chamber of Commerce, pickup with float; Mankato Volunteer Fire Dept.and Rescue, fire trucks; Justin Schoonover, red convertible; Travis Koester, 1968 Jeepster Commando; Trevor Elkins, 1938 Model A; Warren McElroy, 2019 Tesla Model 3; Gordon Murray and Donna Ramey, horse and bain high wheel wagon; Gordon Murray, 1977 Ford Thunderbird; Darlene Walker, 1969 Chevy truck; Kenny and Monica Walker, 2021 Polaris; Jewell County Historical Society, 1947 Case DC; and Hayes Auto Sales, 2021 Chevrolet Corvette.