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Annual Cass County 4-H Carnival huge success

Cass County 4-H members entertained an audience with creative skits at the Annual Variety Show on Sunday, March 20, at the Northern Cass School in Hunter. The 4-H Carnival with its 21 booths hosted by 4-H clubs from throughout the county, including bingo and cake walk, was attended by 400 people.

Special recognition was given to several youths for selling the most tickets for the event: First place, 439 tickets - Erica Stave, Wheatland Pioneers, Casselton; second place, 300 tickets - Anakin Bruesch, Absaraka Crows, Amenia; third place, 200 tickets - Mattasyn Romo, Valley Adventures, West Fargo; fourth place, 190 tickets - MaKayla Janssen, Valley Adventures, West Fargo; fifth place, 120 tickets - Samantha Romo, Valley Adventures, West Fargo.

According to Maxine Nordick, Extension Agent/4-H Youth, "The day was very successful because of the hard work and dedication of 4-H youth, leaders and sponsors. We certainly appreciate the support and donations given by all the Cass County area businesses and organizations." All proceeds made that evening will go to the Cass County 4-H Program.

Raffle prizes were presented to: Michaela Lang, West Fargo (Flip Video Camera, 4-H Council); Judy Hansen, Sabin (Digital Camera, 4-H Council); Tammy Kraus, Fargo ($100 SunMart-Nash Finch); Heather Schumacher, Davenport (2 Mega Passes, Red River Valley Fair); Greg Strommen, West Fargo ($100 Bond EEE, Inc, Page); Mark Kreps, Fargo ($100 Bond EEE, Inc, Page); Darcy Brown, Clifford (Water Park Package, Governor's Inn, Casselton); Mike Vannett, Fargo (Tool Set, Northern Tool & Equipment); Michael Truax, Erie ($50 West Acres); Harley Blegen, Kindred ($50 Classic Jewelers); Joan Klinnert, Kindred ($50 Scheel's); Amy Fitzpatrick, West Fargo (Knife Set, Nodak Supply); Robert Barr, Lisbon (Knife Set, Nodak Supply); Vonda Felton, Inkster (Foot Stool, Scheel's Home & Hardware); Larry Gangsness, Argusville (Sweatshirt, NDSU Bookstore); Duane Steedsman, West Fargo ($25 Maple River Grain); Zachary Fraase, Casselton ($25 M & M Grocery, Page); Ryan Ough, West Fargo ($25 Cash Wise Foods); Tracy Handt, Kindred ($25 Stockman's Supply); Erica Stave, Casselton ($25 Casselton Veterinary Clinic); Scott Cramer, Casselton (Certificate, Casselton Pizza Ranch); Susie Mathias, Kindred (Back Pack, Bearings & Drives); Brian Nipstad, Kindred (Back Pack, Bearings & Drives); N. Omar, Fargo ($15 Clay Your Way); and Lana Bonnet, Williston ($10 Beads Boutique/Beads on Broadway).