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2017 Banquet

Celebrating Innovation and Entrepreneurship

2017 IDEA Competition Winners

Pictured L to R: Travis and Chiara Bolton, Bolton Bees; Mychal Stittsworth, Stittsworth Meats; Bryce Oakes, Melinda and Todd Sandwick, DeanUltraThinRetainer

2017 IDEA Competition Winners Announced

2017 IDEA Competition winners were announced at the IDEA Competition Awards Banquet on April 25, 2017 from 5:00-8:30 p.m. at the Beaux Arts Ballroom on the campus of Bemidji State University.

2017 Winners

  • Bolton Bees - Chiara & Travis Bolton, Hubbard County
  • DeanUltraThinRetainer - Todd Sandwick, Fosston
  • Stittsworth Meats - Mychal Stittsworth, Bemidji

  • 2017 Runners Up

  • Bare Cloth - Keila McCracken, Turtle River
  • Raptor Rack - Jeremy Leffelman, Bemidji
  • Squarrel - Russ Karasch & Robert Monahan, Park Rapids
  • Friends