Voting for Golden Shovel Award Open Feb. 5-16

Feb. 5, 2024 —Mandan will soon recognize businesses and commercial property owners that do a good job keeping walkways free of snow and ice. Nominations for the “Golden Shovel Award” closed Feb. 1. The public nominated the following businesses:
  • Mane Expressions, 220 W Main St
  • Cake Dreams, 300 W Main St
  • NarDawahl’s Tattoo Emporium/Buffalo Gypsy, 122 W Main St

Public voting will take place Feb. 5-16. Vote for the business that’s done the best job keeping sidewalks free of snow and ice so far this winter at surveymonkey.com/r/2324GoldenShovel.

First place will receive the traveling Golden Shovel to proudly display until next winter. The winner will be announced at a future City Commission meeting.

Winter Decorating Award. Railway Credit Union won the 2023-2024 Winter Decorating award and will be recognized at the Feb. 20 City Commission meeting beginning at 5 p.m.

The goal of Mandan’s winter contests is to improve the city’s sparkle, accessibility and pedestrian-friendliness during the winter season.