Cornstock 2004 provides funds

Cornstock 2004 provides funds Thanks to the cooperation of mother nature plus the efforts of numerous volunteers, "Cornstock 2004" was by far the most successful in five years.

Attendance and money raised was at an all time high for the Wakonda Pool and Park Fundraiser.

Hundreds of people of all ages came out to enjoy the day in the city park by watching an participating in various activities.

The first ever horse shoe tournament registered 14 two-man teams.

The winning time in the 3-person pig wrestling contest was 7 seconds. The honors went to Jesse Gullikson, Arron Ness and Mat Horn.

Area youth enjoyed swimming in the pool, train rides, face painting, balloons, games and a petting zoo to occupy their time. Twenty three youngsters participated in the pie eating competition, where cleaning your plate first was the object of the game.

The Jaycees sponsored a dunk tank which featured Clay County Sheriff Andy Howe.

Musical entertainment was provided by 2 and Half Danes from Viborg, Borderline from the Beresford/Alcester area, local musicians from Midnight Special and former band member from Colorado, Tennessee and Sioux Falls composed the Crystal Bleu Band.

The Wakonda volunteer fire department set off a spectacular fireworks display to the captivated audience after dark. The day was enjoyed by everyone who came out and supported the event.

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