MINSTER — On Jan. 22, the Minster Civic Association held their annual Citizen of the Year Dance at the Knights of Columbus Hall. At the dance, Sara Corona, the outgoing Civic Association president, gave a speech outlining the association’s accomplishments over the prior year and announced this year’s Citizen of the Year Mr. Bob Lammers.
Lammers, who was born and raised in Minster, has dedicated his life to serving the Minster community. After graduating from Minster High School, Lammers served for five years in the Air Force. Returning to Minster, he became editor of the local newspaper, known as the Minster Post at the time. After 13 years, Lammers handed over the editorship of the newspaper and became the advertising manager at I.E. Industries in Minster, which later became Midmark. His tenure at Midmark lasted 30 years, during which time he served in advertising, marketing and show management.