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Shop local winners announced; 90k spent locally

Wesley Holbeck (left), Paiten Koss, Taylor Jones and Desirae Brown pose with their prizes and Two Harbors Area Chamber of Commerce President Janelle Jones at True Value Monday. Photo by LaReesa Sandretsky.

The Two Harbors Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of its Shop Local contest today at True Value in Two Harbors. Local kids could sign up for the contest and anyone could support the kid of their choice by dropping off receipts for money spent locally. The kids in 1st, 4th and 10th place at the end of the contest won prizes. More than $90,000 worth of receipts were turned in over the course of the contest.

Paiten Koss and Lydia Lifto were the 1st place winners, getting Galaxy tablets. Wesley holbeck and Desirae Braun got the 4th place prizes, which were televisions. Jacob Keech and Taylor Jones got 10th place, which won them party packages with an array of gift certificates from local businesses.

LaReesa Sandretsky
LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native who began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
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