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Jingle Bells winning numbers announced Thursday

Little Misses Park Rapids, from left, Sarah Gorder and Madysen Sanders and Miss Teen Park Rapids Denia Brown shuffled the Jingle Bells tickets before the drawings. Miss Park Rapids (screen silhouette) Melodie Englund headed off to deliver a ticket to announcer Butch DeLaHunt. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)

Hundreds arrived for holiday merriment at the eighth annual Jingle Bells drawing Thursday evening, but there were no shouts of jubilation as the numbers for the winning tickets were drawn.

And Friday morning no one had yet stepped up to claim the $10,000 in cash prizes.

An estimated 800,000 tickets were in the bin this year, with 62 area merchants participating.

The first ticket drawn for the $5,000 prize was 7341452 and the five $1,000 prize numbers were one - 7258437, two - 7118075, three - 7246216, four - 7221313 and five - 7359983.

Ten tickets were drawn for each prize.

In addition to today's information, the numbers can be found at and Printed copies are available at the Chamber office.

Prizes must be claimed by noon Friday, Jan. 7 at the Park Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce. The complete list of winners was posted Thursday night on the Enterprise website.