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  •   This is a really big gun   Mankato Free Press 12-11-09
  •  4th Annual Grand Celebration
    Saturday July 19 - 2008 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  •   Click here to read about  New Art Work Fits Right Into Treaty Site featured in the St. Peter Herald Newspaper on July 12, 2007.  Oxen is displayed at the Nicollet County Historical Society Center.
  •   Unveiling of a Memorial Plaque on the  largest rock (65,000 lb) in the North Mankato area.  This Memorial Plaque is to recognize a legion in our time, Rex Macbeth, a local Western Historian that lived and walked among us.  Rex told me I had the honor of having his last public speaking engagement at my Jesse James event June 3, 2006. What an honor.  I designed and fabricated the benches that are located in the area of the rock. 
    •  The city of North Mankato did an outstanding job on the design and construction of the park area. Many thanks to all involved. Good Job.  It will be used and enjoyed by many for years to come. Click on photo's to enlarge.
  •   Third Annual Jesse James Theme Park Event
    •  Dust off your boots, pull on your hat and get ready to step back in time.  Join us as the Wild West comes to life in southern Minnesota with the 3rd annual Arnie Lillo’s Jesse James Theme Park just minutes from Mankato on Saturday, June 2nd 2007 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

  •   Click here to read about  "The Artwork in Thunder Valley Park"
    • This article is from the Maple River Messenger tells about 5 metal sport cutouts Arnie created out of 14 ga iron which he donated to the Thunder Valley Park in the City of Good Thunder, MN.  Arnie made 5 life size images of Kirby Pucket and others for the park dedication in September 2006. 
  •  Jesse James Theme Park Grand Opening July 5, 2005
    • Arnie Lillo s Jesse James Theme Park just minutes from Mankato ... Media is welcome
  •  KEYC-TV on June 7, 2005
    • The official website of KEYC Television offering Mankato Minnesota and surrounding area news, local information. ... Arnie Lillo has spent the last nine months in his metal shop getting ready for ...
  •  Restoration Video of Hermann
    • Restoration in New Ulm 2004
  •   Jesse James Theme Park
    • Located at the Arnie Lillo Farm 56632 177th Lane, Good Thunder, MN 56037 ... Questions?
  •  Council sells bonds, helps Oak Hills, gets bids

    • City Manager Brian Gramentz reported seven proposals were received for conservation treatment of the Hermann sculpture. May 19, 2004
  •   NEW ULM -- As the date for the official celebration of the 150th

    • A heritage tree will adorn Heritage Park, a small outcropping on South Minnesota much like the outcropping on North Minnesota for the Glockenspiel.  Artisan Arnie Lillo of Good Thunder was commissioned to do the metal work, and local artist John Ingebritson is charged with painting the metal ... May 23, 2004
  •  A real tin man
    • He helps people restore old tractors, and that's a rare thing indeed...March 7, 2004
  •  Fall 2003 Update—Conservation Treatment Awards
    • Currently the sculpture is being analyzed by sculptor Dave Hyduke and metal fabricator Arnie Lillo.
      At Montana Tech in Butte, Montana, Marcus Daly
  • Analyzing Hermann
    • Metal expert Arnie Lillo is one of the workers examining the city's most famous landmark.
      "It feels good, it's an honor," says Lillo.   March 25,2003
  •  NEW ULM -- Hermann the German came down from his perch high above
    • The city has hired sculptor David Hyduke of St. Peter and artisan Arnie Lillo of rural Mankato to inspect and appraise the current condition ... Feb 26, 2003
  •   Timeless Images in Metal
    • Arnie Lillo never placed that ad. He’s more interested in conceptualizing and creating than in selling his creations.  He holds three patents and passed up ... 2002
  • Trimming the Heritage tree
    • NEW ULM -- One of New Ulm's 150th birthday presents, a Heritage Tree, got its ... of each piece, which were cut by metal smith Arnie Lillo of Good Thunder. ... one-of-a-kind version of Hermann, will attend a reception at the White House on Friday, Dec. 17, 1999. Hermann went on display in the East Wing of the White House.
  •   An Artist for Hermann
    • Arnie Lillo, owner of Timeless Images in Metal, received an additional honor on ...
      In addition, Lillo and his son Greg, who helped design the one-of ... Dec 9, 1999
  •   Riverbend Center for Enterprise Facilitation - Client Stories
    • Arnie Lillo was the first client referred to Milt Toratti when he moved to Mankato in 1997.
      At that time Arnie was the MSU air-conditioning and ...


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