Sartell hockey boosters fell short in a national contest to win $150,000 in rink upgrades for Bernick’s Arena.
When online voting ended March 31 in the national Kraft Hockeyville USA contest, Calumet Colosseum in Calumet, Michigan, captured the prize.
Sartell was one of four finalists in the annual competition sponsored by Kraft Foods, the National Hockey League and the NHL Players’ Association in which communities compete to demonstrate their commitment to the sport of ice hockey.
Bernick’s Arena will receive $10,000 toward rink upgrades and $10,000 worth of new hockey equipment.
Calumet Colosseum opened in 1913 and is the oldest in-use indoor ice arena in the world.