Contest early birds for first week of Ice Out guesses

Eager to get their prognostication noted for the 2018 Shagawa Lake Ice Out Contest, entrants at Grand Ely Lodge and the elyecho.com website included these:
April 18 at 4:40 p.m., Holly Augustin, Blaine, MN;
April 22 at 1:07 p.m., Rosemarie Vejtasa, Ely; 4:49 p.m., Vharlie Augustin, Blaine, MN;
April 24 at 1:15 p.m., Jeff Hoffman, Valparaiso, IN;
April 26 at 12 p.m., Matt Hansen, Milford, CT; at 2:20 p.m., Sydney Augustin, Blaine, MN;
April 28 at 11:22 a.m., “It was a cold winter in the state of Virginia but I think you guys beat us,” wrote Carlos Santos, Charlottesville, VA;
April 30 at 2:20 p.m., Joyce Bernard, Mount Airy, MD;
May 1 at 12:58 p.m., “This is in honor of my brother’s 64th birthday!!,” wrote Kathy Shanahan, Peotone, IL;
May 4, 3:00 p.m., Jim Hansen, Denver, CO;
May 9, 3:41 p.m., Tom Hansen, Maplewood, MN;
Be sure to fill out the entry completely. Someone will win the $100, $50 or $25 prizes!

Each entry MUST have a complete name, address and phone number as well as the date and time of day for the guess. Incomplete entries are thrown out.
Employees of Grand Ely Lodge and the Ely Echo are not eligible to win prizes.
Only one entry per person, no more than three entries per household application by mail or email.
You can email your best guess (day and hour), name and mailing address with the email subject labeled “Ice out.” Send to: thepub@elyecho.com.
Entries also come from patrons of Grand Ely Lodge, the Ely Echo or are sent by mail to the Ely Echo Ice Out Contest, 15 East Chapman Street, Ely MN 55731.
Review the rules, make sure your information is complete and (preferably) send your best guess to: thepub@elyecho.com.
PLEASE NOTE: If you do not see your entry it is probably because your entry was missing complete information, including address and time.
Entries are published in the Ely Echo only one time in the contest and all entries remain on file for the contest period.