Snowmobile radar runs return after being cancelled due to poor ice conditions last year.
The 10th Annual Ice Buster Daze is coming up on Saturday, February 9. There will be several activities throughout the day. Starting off in the morning is the Eagles Breakfast from 8-11. The free-will offering meal includes scrambled eggs, french toast, pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice.
The snowmobile Radar Run will kick off at 11 a.m. and go until 3 p.m. on the Red Lake River. It consists of a 600-foot. run with ice and compact snow. You must be 18 or older and possess a Snowmobile Safety Certification in order to participate. The cost is $20/2 runs, which includes one meatball dinner ticket at the Eagles from 5:30-8 p.m., where there will be the chance to win raffle prizes. If a participant wants to do more, it's an additional $5 for 2 runs.
In the afternoon, there will be ice fishing held on the Red Lake River at Central Park. The cost is $20/hole with registration starting at noon. The charge includes a ticket for 1 meatball dinner at the Eagles, as well as a chance to win raffle prizes.
The prizes include:
• 32" LCD TV
• Go Anywhere gas grill
• Big Buddy heater
• $40 Target gift card & Berkley fillet knife
• Clam Fish House
• Buddy Heater
• 227-piece Cobalt tool set
• Clam light/fancombo & Frabill Bait station
• Garmin Nuvi 1490 LMT GPS
• Digital meat scale
• $100 Ampride gift card
• iPod Touch
• Fish and Game cleaning table
• Dewalt 18v compact drill
• & more.
You do not need to be present to win the raffle prizes. In addition, there will be prizes given out for the fishing derby winners. They include:
1st place: 32" LCD TV
2nd place: Clam fish house
3rd place: Eskimo auger
4th place: Buddy heater
5th place: Go Anywhere gas grill
6th place: Garmin Nuvi 40LM GPS
7th place: $100 Ampride gift card
8th place: Big Buddy heater
9th place: 18v Bosch compact drill
10th place: Fish & Game cleaning table
Participants in both the Radar Run and the Fishing Derby are not allowed to bring alcoholic beverages on the ice. Tickets for the event will be pre-sold at Ceason's Bait & Tackle. They will also be available at the gate.
This event is sponsored by Ampride, Brandner Printing, Cabela's, Ceasons Bait & Tackle, Crookston Daily Times, Crookston Eagles Club, Crookston Visitors & Convention Bureau, Drift Busters, Home of Economy, KROX Radio, Noah Insurance and Rusling Signs. For more information, contact Brian at 281-7762, Ceasons Bait & Tackle at 281-6665, or Bobby at 281-3132.