1. HOW TO ENTER: Northern Wilds (the “Host”) Ho Ho Holiday Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”):

Beginning 12/1/21 at 12:00AM (CST) through 12/17/21 at 11:59PM (CST) (the “Entry Period” visit on a computer or wireless device and fill out the entry form pursuant to on-screen instructions. Alternatively, mail in entries are accepted during the Entry Period. Mail in entrants must submit official mail in entry form provided in the December 2021 issue of Northern Wilds Magazine. All mail in entries must be mailed to Northern Wilds Media, Inc. PO Box 26, 1708 W Hwy 61 Grand Marais, MN 55604 and must be received during the Entry Period.


Winner(s) will be chosen at random for each prize included in the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning are dependent on the number of entries received. Winner will be notified within one (1) month of the last day of the Sweepstakes, via the phone number provided on the entry form and/or at the Host’s discretion, via email. In the event the Winner doesn’t respond to the Host’s notification or does not accept the prize within five (5) business days of notification, the prize will be deemed forfeited and an alternate Winner will be selected.  If any alternate(s) similarly fails to respond or declines the prize, Host will use a reasonable number of attempts, in its discretion, to award the prize(s) to another alternate(s) but if it is unable to do so, the prize(s) will be finally forfeited and Host shall have no further liability in connection with this Sweepstakes. List of Winner(s): A list of the name(s) of the winner(s) will be provided in the January 2022 issue of Northern Wilds and posted on the Northern Wilds Magazine - From Lake Superior’s North Shore Facebook page.


Limit one (1) entry per person per day for the Sweepstakes. Multiple entries from the same person on the same day will be disqualified. If applicable, inaccurate, lost, late, misdirected or incomplete entry forms or entry forms that have been tampered with will be disqualified. All entrants must provide valid contact information and it is the entrant’s responsibility to update the Host of any change to contact information. 


Open to residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and residents of Canada. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law. Employees of the Host and participating advertising and promotion agencies, independent judging organization, and prize suppliers (and household members of each such employee) are not eligible. 


Expenses not specifically included in prize description and all taxes are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Each prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied outside of the manufacturer's limited warranty. No transfer, assignment or substitution of a prize permitted. The Winner is required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state, provincial, and local laws, rules, and regulations. All federal, state and local taxes, and any other costs not specifically provided for in these Official Rules are solely the Winner’s responsibility. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate Winner. By entering, Entrant grants permission for Host, and any of its affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers to use the entrant’s submission (including an altered form of the entry), if any, for editorial, advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. Additionally, acceptance of the prize by Winner constitutes permission for Host and any affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers to use Winner’s name and/or likeness and biographical material for editorial, advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting prize, Winner agrees to hold Host and Sponsors listed in the Official Rules harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of the prize. 


Host is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any Web site, or via the mobile phone or combination thereof. Host reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date.  Host further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process.  Host may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes if it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse, threaten or harass other entrants.  Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Host reserves the right to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law.


Prizes for the Sweepstakes were provided by the following participating businesses (“Sponsors”):

Lake Superior Trading Post, $75 Gift Certificate

Joynes Ben Franklin, $50 Gift Card

Mike’s Holiday Grand Marais, $100 Gift Card

Cook County Higher Education, $100 Gift Card

Buck’s Hardware, 180-peice Crescent Tool Set

Poplar Haus, $60 Gift Card

Cook County Home Center, $100 Ace Gift Certificate

Cook County Home Center, $200 Ace Gift Certificate

North Shore Federal Credit Union, $100 Cash

North Lake Wellness, Free One-Hour Massage

Canal Park Brewing Company, $50 Food and Drink Certificate

North House Folk School, $75 Gift Certificate toward Programming

Hungry Hippie Tacos, $50 Gift Certificate

8. HOST: 

The Host of this Sweepstakes is Northern Wilds Media, Inc. PO Box 26, 1708 W Hwy 61 Grand Marais, MN 55604.