Korthals win Holiday Lighting Contest, $200 in cash, prizesWORTHINGTON — The home of Fritz and Bobbie Korthals, 1978 Bay St., garnered top honors in the Worthington Holiday Lighting Contest. The Korthals will receive $100 credit on their December utility bill and $100 cash.
WORTHINGTON — The home of Fritz and Bobbie Korthals, 1978 Bay St., garnered top honors in the Worthington Holiday Lighting Contest. The Korthals will receive $100 credit on their December utility bill and $100 cash.
The homes were judged on best use of color, most original, best composition, most spectacular and best expression of Christmas.
Second place went to Bernie and Faith Strouth, 1941 Cecilee St., $75 utility credit and $75 cash; and third place, Daryl and Janice Quiring, 1624 East Ave., $50 credit and $50 cash.
The following addresses were singled out for honorable mentions: 1210 Elmwood Ave., 1704 Skyline Dr., 913 McMillan St., 12140 Maplewood Drive, 1624 East Ave., 1515 Okabena St., 648 James Blvd., 602 James Blvd. 1403 Hillcrest Ave., 1917 Eleanor St., 1155 Schaap Drive, 1125 Fifth Ave., 402 Worthmore St., 1517 Elmwood Ave., 713 Omaha Ave., 1944 Cecilee St., 1016 Apel Ave., 423 West Okabena St., 1428 Briarwood Drive, 1230 Briarwood Drive, 1118 Grand Ave., 1048 Pleasant St.
In the business lighting contest, which utilized the same criteria, the Historic Dayton House, 1311 Fourth Ave., received first place, and Bedford Industries, 1659 Rowe Ave., second place.
Honorable mentions among businesses are: South Shore Care Center, 1307 S. Shore Drive, Prairie Decorating, 1033 Second Ave., Picket Fence on Main, 201 10th St., Shear Expressions, 691 10th Ave., United Prairie Bank, 905 McMillan St., and Worthington Fire Department, 1215 Third Ave.