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Winter Days winners cash in on prizes

The West Fargo Park District has released the names of winners in a variety of Winter Days competitions featured during the run of the longstanding event Jan. 13-21.

Categories and individual placings include:

Silver Snowflake Search: Snowflake A found by Matt Moellenkamp at 40th Avenue Park; Snowflake B found by Kelly Halvorson at the new fire station; Snowflake C found by Jack and Gunner Endres at the Veterans Memorial Arena; Snowflake D found by Teresa Hurt and Jacob Hurt at North Elmwood Park; and Snowflake E found by Maggie Standifer at Arbor Woods Park.

Photo Contest winners: Best Scenic Park Photo (Summer): Alecs Peters; Best Scenic Park Photo (Winter): Dave Stark; Best Youth Action /Activity (Winter): Jarek Wyganowski; Best Youth Action/Activity (Summer):  Robin Smith-Masog; and Most Creative: Dave Stark.

Coloring Contest Winners: Pre-school: first, Chloe O'Donnell, second, Sienna Newland, third, Emmery  Schmidt; Kindergarten: first, Taelyn Alm, second, Addison Smith, third, Reese Rudolph; First Grade: first, Ella Erickstad, second, Mackenna Braun, third, Madison Olson; Second Grade: first, Bennett Hefta, second, Addison Peterson, third, Alyssa Achter; Third Grade: First, Jordyn Punt, second, Gracie Erickstad, third, Miranda  Zeien.

Snow Golf Winners: Mens: first place, John Wirries, second place, Mike Lee, third place tie, Rich Roehl and Arnie Kussatz.

Womens:  first place, Naomi Hall, second place, Jessica Myxter, third place tie, Annie Young and Kristi Trautwein.

Longest Drive: John Wirries; Closest to Pin: Keith Murray; and Duffer: Patrick Wirries

Chili Cook-off winners: first, Donna Symanietz; second, Sam Axvig; third, Barb Murray.

Minute to Win it: Holly Bodensteiner

Crossword Puzzle: Rich Ouelette and Betty Potter.

Sponsors for the activities included: Western State Bank, Hornbacher's, Petro Serve USA, West Fargo Pioneer, West Fargo Public Library, West Fargo Public Schools, Furniture for Less, Happy Joe's, Stars and Strikes Bowling, All-Stop, Cloud 9 Salon, Lucky's 13, Eagle Run Crossing, Goodfellas, Texas Road House, Ruby Tuesday, Sandy's Donuts, Sooper Stop, Spitfire, McDonald's, Red River Valley Fair and Fancy Paws Pet Salon