Oktoberfest comes to Minster


Little Miss Oktoberfest Gianna Walter, left, 6, daughter of Tim and Carla Walter, stands with Miss Oktoberfest Jenny Trzaska, 17, both of Minster, daughter of Bonnie and Steve Trzaska. Both ladies were crowned Saturday, Oct. 1.


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Gabriel Woodall, 11, of Cincinnati, son of Patrick and Mary Woodall, reacts while watching the beer tray relays from his perch above the large crowd.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

The Klaberheads perform at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Sept. 1.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Kerri Watercutter, left to right, buys a new Oktoberfest pin with some help from Julie Prenger and Gretchen Mueller, all of Columbus, at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. All three women are Minster natives.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Robin Munchel, of Lynn, Ind., fails to get control of her tray during the beer tray relays at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. Competitors walk or run as fast as they can through an obstacle course while carrying a tray of beer.


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Jay Roellgen, of Tupelo, Miss. was back at Minster Oktoberfest with his famous beard now dyed the colors of the Village of Minster’s flag. Roellgen dyed his beard the colors of the German flag for last years Minster Oktoberfest.


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Steve Wendt, of Youngstown, came dressed for the occasion at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Blake Montgomery, 3, gets a ride on his dad Matt Montgomery’s, both of Cincinnati, back at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. Blake is also the son of Tara Montgomery who is a native of Minster.


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Lauren Leininger, of Chicago, Ill., competes in the Beer Tray Relay at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. Leininger’s family meets every year for the festival.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Minster Oktoberfest car show co-chair Jay Purpus, left, and volunteer Keith Westerheide, both of Minster, talk in front of a 1967 GTO owned by Purpus. The car was on display at the Minster Oktoberfest car show Saturday, Oct. 1.


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Tess Voisard, left, of Minster, gives her nephew Koen Patton, 4, of Florence, Ky., son of Kelli and Kyle Patton, a piggy back ride as they check out the car show at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Skipping through Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1 are, left to right, sisters Maggie Lamm, 6, and Alyse Lamm, 7, both the children of David and Stacie Lamm, and Audrey Meyer, 7, daughter of Brad and Cara Meyer, all of Minster.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Minster Oktoberfest was well attended as always Saturday, Oct. 1.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Little Miss Oktoberfest Gianna Walter, left, 6, daughter of Tim and Carla Walter, stands with Miss Oktoberfest Jenny Trzaska, 17, both of Minster, daughter of Bonnie and Steve Trzaska. Both ladies were crowned Saturday, Oct. 1.

Gabriel Woodall, 11, of Cincinnati, son of Patrick and Mary Woodall, reacts while watching the beer tray relays from his perch above the large crowd.

The Klaberheads perform at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Sept. 1.

Kerri Watercutter, left to right, buys a new Oktoberfest pin with some help from Julie Prenger and Gretchen Mueller, all of Columbus, at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. All three women are Minster natives.

Robin Munchel, of Lynn, Ind., fails to get control of her tray during the beer tray relays at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. Competitors walk or run as fast as they can through an obstacle course while carrying a tray of beer.

Jay Roellgen, of Tupelo, Miss. was back at Minster Oktoberfest with his famous beard now dyed the colors of the Village of Minster’s flag. Roellgen dyed his beard the colors of the German flag for last years Minster Oktoberfest.

Steve Wendt, of Youngstown, came dressed for the occasion at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1.

Blake Montgomery, 3, gets a ride on his dad Matt Montgomery’s, both of Cincinnati, back at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. Blake is also the son of Tara Montgomery who is a native of Minster.

Lauren Leininger, of Chicago, Ill., competes in the Beer Tray Relay at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. Leininger’s family meets every year for the festival.

Minster Oktoberfest car show co-chair Jay Purpus, left, and volunteer Keith Westerheide, both of Minster, talk in front of a 1967 GTO owned by Purpus. The car was on display at the Minster Oktoberfest car show Saturday, Oct. 1.

Tess Voisard, left, of Minster, gives her nephew Koen Patton, 4, of Florence, Ky., son of Kelli and Kyle Patton, a piggy back ride as they check out the car show at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1.

Skipping through Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1 are, left to right, sisters Maggie Lamm, 6, and Alyse Lamm, 7, both the children of David and Stacie Lamm, and Audrey Meyer, 7, daughter of Brad and Cara Meyer, all of Minster.

Minster Oktoberfest was well attended as always Saturday, Oct. 1.

Little Miss Oktoberfest Gianna Walter, left, 6, daughter of Tim and Carla Walter, stands with Miss Oktoberfest Jenny Trzaska, 17, both of Minster, daughter of Bonnie and Steve Trzaska. Both ladies were crowned Saturday, Oct. 1.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_SDN100316Oktoberfest13.jpgLittle Miss Oktoberfest Gianna Walter, left, 6, daughter of Tim and Carla Walter, stands with Miss Oktoberfest Jenny Trzaska, 17, both of Minster, daughter of Bonnie and Steve Trzaska. Both ladies were crowned Saturday, Oct. 1. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Gabriel Woodall, 11, of Cincinnati, son of Patrick and Mary Woodall, reacts while watching the beer tray relays from his perch above the large crowd.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_SDN100316Oktoberfest12.jpgGabriel Woodall, 11, of Cincinnati, son of Patrick and Mary Woodall, reacts while watching the beer tray relays from his perch above the large crowd. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

The Klaberheads perform at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Sept. 1.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_SDN100316Oktoberfest11.jpgThe Klaberheads perform at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Sept. 1. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Kerri Watercutter, left to right, buys a new Oktoberfest pin with some help from Julie Prenger and Gretchen Mueller, all of Columbus, at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. All three women are Minster natives.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_SDN100316Oktoberfest9.jpgKerri Watercutter, left to right, buys a new Oktoberfest pin with some help from Julie Prenger and Gretchen Mueller, all of Columbus, at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. All three women are Minster natives. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Robin Munchel, of Lynn, Ind., fails to get control of her tray during the beer tray relays at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. Competitors walk or run as fast as they can through an obstacle course while carrying a tray of beer.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_SDN100316Oktoberfest10.jpgRobin Munchel, of Lynn, Ind., fails to get control of her tray during the beer tray relays at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. Competitors walk or run as fast as they can through an obstacle course while carrying a tray of beer. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Jay Roellgen, of Tupelo, Miss. was back at Minster Oktoberfest with his famous beard now dyed the colors of the Village of Minster’s flag. Roellgen dyed his beard the colors of the German flag for last years Minster Oktoberfest.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_SDN100316Oktoberfest8.jpgJay Roellgen, of Tupelo, Miss. was back at Minster Oktoberfest with his famous beard now dyed the colors of the Village of Minster’s flag. Roellgen dyed his beard the colors of the German flag for last years Minster Oktoberfest. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Steve Wendt, of Youngstown, came dressed for the occasion at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_SDN100316Oktoberfest3.jpgSteve Wendt, of Youngstown, came dressed for the occasion at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Blake Montgomery, 3, gets a ride on his dad Matt Montgomery’s, both of Cincinnati, back at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. Blake is also the son of Tara Montgomery who is a native of Minster.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_SDN100316Oktoberfest4.jpgBlake Montgomery, 3, gets a ride on his dad Matt Montgomery’s, both of Cincinnati, back at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. Blake is also the son of Tara Montgomery who is a native of Minster. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Lauren Leininger, of Chicago, Ill., competes in the Beer Tray Relay at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. Leininger’s family meets every year for the festival.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_SDN100316Oktoberfest1.jpgLauren Leininger, of Chicago, Ill., competes in the Beer Tray Relay at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. Leininger’s family meets every year for the festival. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Minster Oktoberfest car show co-chair Jay Purpus, left, and volunteer Keith Westerheide, both of Minster, talk in front of a 1967 GTO owned by Purpus. The car was on display at the Minster Oktoberfest car show Saturday, Oct. 1.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_SDN100316Oktoberfest7.jpgMinster Oktoberfest car show co-chair Jay Purpus, left, and volunteer Keith Westerheide, both of Minster, talk in front of a 1967 GTO owned by Purpus. The car was on display at the Minster Oktoberfest car show Saturday, Oct. 1. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Tess Voisard, left, of Minster, gives her nephew Koen Patton, 4, of Florence, Ky., son of Kelli and Kyle Patton, a piggy back ride as they check out the car show at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_SDN100316Oktoberfest6.jpgTess Voisard, left, of Minster, gives her nephew Koen Patton, 4, of Florence, Ky., son of Kelli and Kyle Patton, a piggy back ride as they check out the car show at Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Skipping through Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1 are, left to right, sisters Maggie Lamm, 6, and Alyse Lamm, 7, both the children of David and Stacie Lamm, and Audrey Meyer, 7, daughter of Brad and Cara Meyer, all of Minster.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_SDN100316Oktoberfest5.jpgSkipping through Minster Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 1 are, left to right, sisters Maggie Lamm, 6, and Alyse Lamm, 7, both the children of David and Stacie Lamm, and Audrey Meyer, 7, daughter of Brad and Cara Meyer, all of Minster. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Minster Oktoberfest was well attended as always Saturday, Oct. 1.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_SDN100316Oktoberfest2.jpgMinster Oktoberfest was well attended as always Saturday, Oct. 1. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
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