By Ryan Broege, Editor –

It took a moment or two for Susan Pametto to emerge from the crowd when her name was called at the Fire and Ice Festival last Friday night. When she did, it was clear she was yet to grasp that the glistening white Buick Rendezvous everyone was gathered around was now hers.

When the reality did sink in, Pametto was overwhelmed, and shared rounds of hugs with Dusty and Roxy Kubly, local community leaders and strangers inspired and moved by her story.

Pick up this week’s print edition for full story….