The third week of August in Crookston is now over, but not first without naming winners of the contests and giveaways held by sponsors/organizers and the Ox Cart Days festival committee.

  • Kid’s Lemonade Stand Contest: Best Tasting Lemonade – Back the Blue/Support the Crookston Police Department at Longtin Agency, Best Decorations – “John Deere” lemonade stand on Eickhof Boulevard, People’s Choice – “All American” lemonade stand on Barrette/Central. All participants will also receive a prize donated by Dairy Queen of Crookston.
  • Virtual Scavenger Hunt Contest: Monday – Julian and Angel Rodriguez, Tuesday – Pam Stainbrook, Wednesday – Delta Hodgson, Thursday – Bridget Renae, Overall winner – Bridget Renae. All winners received gift certificates from Crookston restaurants.
  • Shop Local gift card giveaway: Gary and Candy Wise won a gift card from Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream of Crookston, Lynn Balstad won a gift card from Drafts Sports Bar & Grill, Brian Christianson won a gift certificate from Crookston True Value Hardware, Dennis Schulz won a gift card from NAPA Crookston Welding, and Miguel Jimenez won a gift card from Crookston Ampride.
  • Golden Eagle Classic Cruise Night: Best Dressed Golden Eagle – Jeanie Hiller, Best Yard/Driveway Decor – Benedictine Living Community (Villa St. Vincent) with an “I Am Crookston” theme, Best Maroon and Gold – Pam Ecklund and family.
  • Crookston Eye Clinic Outdoor Eyewear Showcase: Ranger Shooting glasses – Nick G, Ranger Hat – Keith K, Ranger Hat – Garett B, Swimming Goggles – Shealee C, Wiley X glasses with golf lenses – Robert G, Wiley X tee shirt – Craig E, Wiley X tee shirt – Julian G, Wiley X tee shirt – Richard G, Wiley X tee shirt – Veronica, Wiley X tee shirt – Kari M, Wiley X tee shirt – Isabella, Upland tee shirt – Missy R, Nike Duffle bag – Mary Jane B, Ski Goggles – Cathy F, BMW Men’s sunglasses – Katie S, Julbo kid’s sunglasses – Lainey N, Julbo kid’s sunglasses – Tanner W, Choice of julbo suns – Catelyn N, Upland Sunglasses – Jessica S, Tura women’s sunglasses – Cindy E, LAMB women’s sunglasses – Kari O, Ted Baker women’s sunglasses – Becky G, Echo Dot – Kathryn P.
  • Medallion Hunt: Amanda Chandler of Crookston received $200 cash from sponsors Crookston Times and the University of Minnesota Crookston Admissions Office.