Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Lots of lit-up homes in Everly

Lighting contest winners announced

Approximately 60 homes in Everly were lit up to spread holiday cheer to neighbors and friends this month. Five judges had a very difficult time choosing winners, and when the results were tabulated, it looked they were in different communities.

Judges included Neila and Miles Rohan, Dave Hoye, Kate Tewes and Kristi Fliss. Thanks to them and their drivers. They judged only those houses that registered and felt badly about not being able to consider some of the other homes.

First place: John and Pat Jensen, 401 East Wilson, $100.

Second place: Brandon Hanson and Ryan Nemmers, 314 East Third, $75...