A big crowd turned out for the tug-of-war competition on the beach near the Pavilion Tuesday evening, and they saw the returning champions from last year win again: the Anytime Fitness team won the women's division and J&J Concrete won the men's division, said Water Carnival co-Admiral Natalie Bly.
"We had a great crowd, the weather was perfect," Bly said. "It's one of our staple events-we draw a crowd every year. It's almost a tradition in Detroit Lakes-tug of war Tuesday and water fights Wednesday."
Bly said the Jaycees appreciate all the community support. "We love seeing people out at our events," she said Tuesday. "And we have five days left of Water Carnival!"