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Oltmans wins Sweet Cars Show

By Staff | Aug 5, 2008

Virgil Oltmans of Apple Valley, Minn., was the big winner in Saturday’s third annual Sweet Cars Show sponsored by the Black Knights Car Club. Oltmans won both the People’s Choice and the Mayor’s Choice awards with his 1929 Ford.

The Club Choice award went to Bob Isebrand of Dolliver with his 1938 Ford pickup.

Other winners included Best Ford, Sid and Jan Deleo, 1957 T-Bird; Best GM, Don and Jan McClurg, 1964 Chevy; Best Mopar, Dawn Zimmer, 1966 Plymouth; Best Paint, Ken Elness, 1955 Chevy.

Between car show entries and club members, there were well over 100 cars in Saturday’s show. The top 25 winners received medallions and had their entry fees returned.

Following are the door prize sponsors who helped to make a great show:

Agco of Jackson, Minn., Ace Hardware, Aero Race Wheels, Alco, Bob Jensen American Family Insurance, Aquila, Bank of America, Bank Plus, Betty’s Flower Box, Blum & Leonard, Building Center, Casey’s, Computer Zone, Dave Howard Accounting, Diesel Specialties, Dollar General Store, Drs. Bruns and Williams, Dr. Nicole Miller, Dr. Omtvedt, Edward Jones (Jack Wagner), Emmet County State Bank, Estherville Daily News, Estherville Paint & Glass, Estherville Ready Mix, Firestone, Forsyth Law Office, Heartland Transport, Henry-Olson Funeral Home, Houseman Oil-Riverside Sinclair, Inman Electric, Iowa Lakes Community College, Iowa Lakes Electric, Jackson Speedway (Dan Herbrandson), Jacobson & Westergard, K&E Transport, KILR Radio, Kum & Go, M.E.’s Body Shop, Mad Motor (Dave DeVary), Mac Tools (Don Seylar also provided the use of the tent), McDonald’s, Mother Nature’s, Motor Inn, NAPA Auto Parts, Northstar Bank & Agency, Outlet Store, Pamida, Pizza Hut, Polaris, Prairie Lakes AEA, Regal Liquor, Ringsdorf, Nelson & Gayer, Roy’s Auto, Sander Chiropractic, Sears, Sheltren’s Master Service, Sievert’s, Sleep Inn, Snyder Drug, Springer Propane, Starcom, Steve Peterson Insurance, Steve’s Zenith, The Repair Center, Treats to Treasures and Woody’s Pizza.