Fundraiser planned for family of man killed in logging accident
NIMROD — A fundraiser snowmobile and chili ride is planned Feb. 5 for a Nimrod family that suffered a tragedy just days before Christmas.
Melissa Rathcke and her five daughters lost a husband and father when Daren Rathcke, 35, was killed in a logging accident on Dec. 23.
The snowmobile and chili feed ride leaves at noon from J&J’s Bar and Grill in Nimrod on a trip to Jimmy’s Bar in Hewitt with stops along the way.
Donations sought are $5 per sled and $5 for the chili feed. The chili feed starts at 4 p.m. and goes until 8 p.m. Feb. 5.
A raffle, with live music with Missfortune, is planned on Feb. 4 and Feb. 5 at J&J’s Bar and Grill from 8:30 p.m. to close both nights.