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Winner: Best Place for Winter Family Fun 2017

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Winner: Fargo Force

 

Location: 5225 31st Ave. S., Fargo

 

What does your team love about winter fun?

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"We enjoy the diverse events we get to hold here," said John Kram, general manager of Scheels Arena. "Being a great warm place for people to come out, you don't always think that about a hockey arena, but in the dead of winter it actually is a nice indoor facility to come check out for some family fun."

 

What kinds of winter fun are available at your location?

"The hockey team, the Fargo Force, is always exciting to watch and we have high school hockey," Kram said. "And we have concerts. We have Cirque Musica Holiday coming up and Wynonna Judd's Christmas concert on Dec. 13. We do a variety of different things for families and those to be entertained through the winter months."

 

What's something you wish more people would try?

"We wish more people would just come check out the hockey," Kram said. "Once you get in the building, check out all of the different concessions and games we have to offer."

 

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Second Place: Detroit Mountain Recreation Area

Third Place: Sky Zone Trampoline Park

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Fargo Force fans react as Blake Lizotte hits the glass after scoring a goal in the second period of the Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, game against Lincoln at Scheels Arena. Dave Wallis / The Forum

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