Bobber to the Minnesota state Legislature for approving an exemption to Minnesota Department of Health rules, allowing participants in the Crosslake Days Chili Cook-off and WinterFest SoupFest to prepare their tasty masterpieces off-site. This exemption will allow the contests to return to their former glory and will give the opportunity to other Minnesota cities to resume or begin similar traditions.
Bobber: To the plow crews that are working overtime to keep the roads clear, one nuisance snow after another. Sinker: To anyone who places hay bales or tree branches in the ditch to stop snowmobiles. The ditch is public land — it is not your private property. Not to mention the danger involved for anyone snowmobiling at night. On most county roads, public land extends 33 feet on either side of the center line of the road. Bobber: To all the citizens who pull over to help unfortunate cars out of the ditch.