Upcoming news events

Sendoff for Shelby July 12  
The public is invited to a  potluck picnic, served by the Fiesta board, on Thursday, July 12, at 6 p.m., at Smith Park to wish 2012 Monte­video Fiesta

Ambass­ador Shelby Monahan good luck as she leaves to compete in the Minneapolis Aquatennial Queen of the Lakes Pageant.

On July 20, Queen of the Lakes Amanda Bertrand, of Montevideo, will crown her successor.

School board filing openings  
The period for filing for the office of school board member of Independent School District No. 129, Montevideo, begins on July 31, 2012, and closes on Aug. 14.

Three members will be elected to four-year terms.