Burgers, beers, bags, bidding: benefit
June 15, 2018
Main Street was closed off in Ekalaka Saturday night as Carter County flashed its green, corned some holes and danced until closing time, all while raising $8,600 during the Nies benefit.
Auctioneer Les Kreitel enthusiastically took bids with the help of Josh Rokke and Ches Meyer while Abbey Bruski displayed items that included a $250 gift certificate to Long Pines Vet, a railroad-spike cross and carved emu eggs.
Children took advantage of the street closure and rode scooters and bikes around and around, surprisingly not leaving behind any ruts. A Crayola bounce house rattled and rolled, c...