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Glen Hills Rods & Rides Car Show winners named

GLENWOOD CITY — More than a hundred classic cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors took part in the 11th annual Glen Hills Rods and Rides Car Show held Saturday, September 12 on Glenwood City’s Oak Street during the Rustic Lore celebration.

Several of the attendees earned trophies with two of the top three awards going to Glenwood City area people.

Garrett Bonte of Glenwood City won the Peoples’ Choice in the car category for his 1931 Ford Model A; Rick Bonte of Downing took home the Peoples’ Choice award for motorcycles with his 2004 Harley Davidson Screamin’ Eagle Deuce; and Jackie LaFave of River Falls was the Mayor’s Choice winner with her 1982 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28.

Club Choice trophy winners included Roger Klinger for his 1949 Panhead motorcycle; Rob and Deb Bystrom, 1957 Dodge Custom Royal Lancer; Steve McMartom, 1966 Pontiac GTO; Jack Blaschko, 1941 Plymouth pick-up; and John Buhr, 1940 Chevy half-ton truck.

Best of Show-Cars

The winners for “Best of Show” in the cars category were: Tim Wienke, 1969 Chevy Chevelle; Mary Wienke, 1968 Dodge Dart GTS; Eric Gullickson, 1970 Chevy Camaro RS/228; John and Roy Person, 1969 Mercury Cyclone; Dick Emeott, 1958 Chevy Corvette; Bob Weber, 1931 Ford Model A; Todd Fanetti, 1970 Chevy Chevelle; Mike Lundin, 1972 Plymouth Baracuda; Mike Odden, 1979 Ford LTD; Marv Roberts, 1949 Studebaker; Richard Drury, 1957 Bel Air; Pete Weyers, 1965 Oldsmobile 442; Mike Mikla, 1948 Chevy Fleetline Aero Sedan; Tom Ripplinger, 1956 Ford Crown Victoria; Bo Anderson, 1967 Chevy SS 427; Richard Schmit, 1970 Plymouth Baracuda; Ken Bogner, 1969 Buick GS 400 Convertible; Mike Platter, 1965 Mercury Comet Caliente; John Siebion, 1966 Ford Fairlane 500; and Rob and Deb Bystrom, 1957 Dodge Custom Royal Lancer.

Best of Show-Trucks

Three peoples won “Best of Show” in the trucks category.

Greg Haseley, 1949 Chevy; John Buhr, 1940 Chevy half-ton; and Jack Blaschko, 1941 Plymouth.

Best of Show-Motorcycles

Rick Bonte and Roger Klinger took “Best of Show” in the motorcycles category.

Bonte showed a 2004 Harley Davidson Screamin’ Eagle and Klinger exhibited a 1949 Panhead.