Widseth Smith Nolting on Wednesday won the Community Choice Award in a field of 37 chili vendors who took part in the United Way’s Chili Cook-off at the Westgate Mall. More than 600 people attended the event, which is conducted by the United Way of Crow Wing and Southern Cass Counties.
Winners in the Corporate Division were Minnesota T’s, first place; WSN, second place; and BL Broadcasting, third. Wendy’s took first place in the Restaurant Division. Nonprofit Division winners were Productive Alternatives, first; and The Center, second.
Best Costume was awarded to WSN. Best Booth went to Deerwood Bank. Lakes Therapeutic Massage won Best Gimmick.