Media Coverage

2026 Reunion Coverage

Reunions Magazine Logo
Reunions Magazine e-Newsletter
“Reunion Realities”
1 May 2020


2016 Reunion Coverage

Emmetsburg Reporter Democrat logo
Emmetsburg Reporter newspaper
“Schmidt Family Breaks a Record”
9 August 2016



Storm Lake Pilot Tribune newspaper
“Schmidt Family to Establish Charitable Research Foundation”
4 August 2016



Spencer FYI, Spencer Channel 3
“Schmidts Hold Biggest Reunion in History of Iowa”
1 August 2016



Spencer Daily Reporter newspaper
“Schmidts Fall Short of Record, Form Charitable Research Association”
1 August 2016


ABC9 News Logo
ABC9 News Sioux City
“Iowan Resident Attempts to Break Record for Largest Family Reunion”
30 July 2016



KICD AM1240 & FM98.3
“SchmidtFest Looks to Break Record”
29 July 2016



Spencer Daily Reporter newspaper
“Wilkommen to the Schmidts”
28 July 2016


KCHE Radio Logo
KCHE 92.1 FM
“Schmidts Reuniting in Spencer”
21 July 2016


ABC9 News Logo
ABC9 News Sioux City
“The World Record for the Largest Family Reunion May Be Broken in Spencer, Iowa at the End of July”
17 July 2016


KILR Radio Logo
KILR FM95.9
“Schmidt Fest Family Reunion and German Festival Coming to Spencer”
15 July 2015



Spencer FYI, Spencer Channel 3
“Schmidt Fest 2016”
14 July 2015



Spencer Daily Reporter newspaper
“The Schmidtish are Coming!”
8 July 2016


Southwest The Magazine logo
Southwest: The Magazine
“Meet Some Old Cousins”
17 June 2016


Emmetsburg Reporter Democrat logo
Emmetsburg Democrat newspaper
“‘Schmidt Fest’ German Festival and Family Reunion This Summer”
12 May 2016



Spencer Daily Reporter newspaper
“6 Local Events Receive Tourism Grant Support”
27 April 2016


Reunions Magazine Logo
Reunions Magazine
“Will the Schmidt Family Reunion be next?”
7 February 2016


Reunions Magazine Logo
Reunions Magazine
“Schmidt Family Reunion cookbook”
8 January 2016


ABC9 News Logo
ABC9 News Sioux City
“Spencer Man Hopes to Set World Record with Largest Family Reunion”
25 July 2015



Spencer Daily Reporter newspaper
“Schmidt Family Reunion Might Be for the Record Books”
27 May 2015



Des Moines Register newspaper
“Organizers of Gigantic Family Reunion Aim to Break World Records”
11 April 2015



West Bend Journal newspaper
“Iowa Family Planning World’s Largest Reunion”
12 & 19 March 2015



Algona Upper Des Moines newspaper
“West Bend Family Planning World’s Largest Reunion”
12 March 2015



KILR FM95.9
“West Bend Family Planning World’s Largest Family Reunion”
12 March 2015



KICD AM1240 & FM98.3
“Schmidt Family Reunion”
10 March 2015