Corn Maze Shows Bobcat Spirit - KFBB.com News, Sports and Weather

Corn Maze Shows Bobcat Spirit

Posted: Updated:
MANHATTAN -

The Montana State University Bobcat spirit is shown in all sorts of ways. This year, a couple designed its annual corn maze for the MSU Bobcats.

"There is one Bobcat head, helmet and a football," said John Brouwer, corn maze owner.

For four years, John and Rose Brouwer have been creating a corn maze at their farm in Manhattan and each year there is a new theme.

"We had a little corner of the farm that was hard for us to irrigate. We thought that would be a good place for it," said John Brouwer.

This year, the theme is the MSU Bobcats. Past themes include Yellowstone and the treasure state. Rose Brouwer said there are three different reasons why they do the maze, year after year.

"First, it's a community event just for youth groups and school groups. Secondly, it's a little bit of income for us and thirdly to maintain some of these older buildings," said Rose Brouwer.

There's also a game throughout the course. Animal signs are scattered in the field. Whatever animal the kids do not find in the maze is the one that stole the tractor.

"It's just fun to have those kids here," said Rose. "We have miniature animals and they love to look at that."

Manhattan Christian School second grade teacher, Leah Brouwer has been taking her kids to the maze since it opened in 2010.

"Even if you've come before, the maze is always different and the mystery in the maze is always different," said Leah.

She said it's a great way for kids to understand agriculture.

"It's great for the kids to see animals to be able to be outside on a wagon in the corn and get a little dirty," said Leah.

Rose expects about 3,000 people to go through the maze this year.

The maze is open Fridays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturdays 2 to 8:30 p.m.. Now until October 26.

If you wear your Bobcat attire on Saturday, you will receive $1 off your admission.

  • NationalMore>>

  • Grain-dust blast injures 4 at factory

    Grain-dust blast injures 4 at factory

    Monday, September 15 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-09-15 04:00:34 GMT
    Four people were burned Sunday in a grain-dust explosion at a Nestlé Purina plant in the city, authorities said.
    Four people were burned Sunday in a grain-dust explosion at a Nestlé Purina plant in the city, authorities said.
  • Navy identifies pilot presumed dead after crash

    Navy identifies pilot presumed dead after crash

    Sunday, September 14 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-09-15 03:31:04 GMT
    A Navy fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed in the far western Pacific Ocean has been identified.
    A Navy fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed in the far western Pacific Ocean was identified Sunday as Lt. Nathan Poloski, a 26-year-old native of Lake Arrowhead, Calif.
  • Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015

    Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015

    Sunday, September 14 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-09-15 03:31:02 GMT
    After months of bad news including casino closings and thousands of laid-off workers, Atlantic City is in for some positive publicity.
    Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from her state has walked away with the crown in the nationally televised pageant.
  • Most Popular

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Will the Northern Lights be visible Friday night?

    Will the Northern Lights be visible Friday night?

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-09-13 02:58:54 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - We've had a lot of viewers calling in asking about viewing the Northern Lights Friday night. 
    SPOKANE, Wash. - We've had a lot of viewers calling in asking about viewing the Northern Lights Friday night. Solar flares directed at Earth should put on quite the dazzling light display for the northern part of the country, depending on cloud cover of course. INSIDE>>>|PHOTOS|
  • Elk Hunter Missing in The Crazy Mountains

    Elk Hunter Missing in The Crazy Mountains

    Thursday, September 11 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-09-11 16:51:17 GMT
    Park County Search and Rescue teams scour the Crazy Mountains for an elk hunter missing since Sunday.
    Park County Search and Rescue teams scour the Crazy Mountains for an elk hunter missing since Sunday.
  • Senate Advances Amendment to Overturn Citizens United

    Senate Advances Amendment to Overturn Citizens United

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-09-09 21:37:26 GMT
    Today the U.S. Senate voted 79-18 to advance a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United, the landmark Supreme Court decision.
    Today the U.S. Senate voted 79-18 to advance a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United, the landmark Supreme Court decision.
  • Local Designer Alyssah Perez Attending New York Fashion Week

    Local Designer Alyssah Perez Attending New York Fashion Week

    © Jacqueline James© Jacqueline James
    Local fashion designer, Alyssah Perez, was in the studio Wednesday showing off her new collection that will be traveling to the New York Fashion Week show in September. The event runs from September 5-12, 2013.
    Local fashion designer, Alyssah Perez, was in the studio Wednesday showing off her new collection that will be traveling to the New York Fashion Week show in September. The event runs from September 5-12, 2013.
  • MSU Student Dies In Car Crash

    MSU Student Dies In Car Crash

    Monday, September 8 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-09-08 16:41:17 GMT
    The Billings Gazette reports that authorities have identified the victim of a rollover accident as 20-year-old Joseph Morelli of Park City. Morelli was a student at Montana State University in Bozeman.
    The Billings Gazette reports that authorities have identified the victim of a rollover accident as 20-year-old Joseph Morelli of Park City. Morelli was a student at Montana State University in Bozeman.
Powered by WorldNow

Sports

  • Sports
  • Community

  • Community
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Max Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.