Chloe Schaefer, a third grader at Melrose Area Public Elementary School, was named the champion cabbage grower from Minnesota in the Bonnie Plants’ Third Grade Cabbage program. Last year Chloe, the a third grader, grew a 13.8 pound cabbage. It was a selected as the champion cabbage in the state for that contest. Minnesota Agricultural Commissioner Dave Frederickson presented the check and other items to Chloe for her efforts. More on the event appears in the March 29 issue of the Melrose Beacon.