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Springstead corn roast raises funds for fire department


August 13, 2018

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

COOKING THE featured item Saturday at the 39th annual corn roast for Sherman-Springstead Volunteer Fire Department are, from left, head cook Jim Wilson, Dave Fantl, Jerry Kusiak and Jordan Schloer. The event at the Sherman Town Hall pavilion drew a massive crowd despite temperatures hovering around 90 degrees.


SHERMAN, Wis. - The 39th annual corn roast of the Sherman-Springstead Volunteer Fire Department had amazing community support Saturday, with a family-friendly crowd packing the Sherman Town Hall pavilion, as well as a large tent behind it and several other umbrella tables.

Springstead (rhymes with "head") is an unincorporated community in the town of Sherman in Iron County's deep south. The 2000 census listed 336 residents in Sherman, and they all appeared to be present Saturday.

Ron King, who heads the fire department, has co-chaired the event with...

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