2015 Halstad News
Christmas Lights Contest Winners
The Halstad EDA chose the winners of this year's Christmas Lights Contest. The winners of each residential category received $25 in Halstad Bucks to be used throughtout the community businesses and the winner of the business category received community recognition. The following are this year's winners:
Religious Award: Jackie Hellerud
Griswold Award: Kim & Kari Burley
Nicest Overall Award: Clayton Arthurs & Patti Wegge
Newest Community Member Award: Zach & Tara Otto
Nicest Business Overall Award: Valley Hardware
Larsons Chosen as Yard of the Month for September
Gaylan and Sharon Larson were chosen as the Yard of the Month for September. They put in numerous hours of hard work and research so that their yard looks as wonderful as it does! Thank you to the Larsons for your help in keeping Halstad looking great!
Nords Chosen as Yard of the Month for August
Mike and Tammy Nord were chosen as the Yard of the Month for August. They have made many changes to their yard (and house). It looks awesome! Thank you to the Nords for your help in keeping Halstad looking great!
Wagars chosen as Yard of the Month for July
Gene and Barb Wagar were chosen as the Yard of the Month for July. Their yard is always kept up and everything is in it's place. Thank you to the Wagars for your help in keeping Halstad looking great!
Andersons chosen as Yard of the Month for June
The Halstad EDA is in their second year of awarding the Yard of the Month to residents in town. We will be choosing one yard per month from June - September. The recipients of this award receive the Yard of the Month sign in their yard for all to see and also $25 in Halstad Bucks to be used at local businesses. John and Betty Anderson were chosen as the Yard of the Month for June. They put many hours in caring for their beautiful flowers. Their yard is always mowed and kept looking very neat. Thank you to the Anderson's for your help in keeping Halstad looking great! The EDA is always open for suggestions on who you think should be selected for Yard of the Month.
Business and Citizen of the Year Awards
On Monday, April 13th, 2015 the annual Halstad Community Dinner was held. A delicious meal of Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green bean casserole, dinner roll and bars was served. The City of Halstad's Mayor, Ron Gotteberg, gave the State of the City Address. Business and Citizen of the Year awards were also given. Halstad's 2015 Business of the Year was awarded to Halstad Elevator Company. Halstad's 2015 Citizen of the Year was awarded to Darin Johnson. Thank you to the Halstad Elevator Company and Darin Johnson for helping make Halstad a great place to live! Also, a big thank you goes out to Todd Westcott for helping prepare the wonderful meal and to everyone else who made the Halstad Community Dinner a success.
Darin Johnson (left) and Halstad Elevator's General Manager Robin Stene