Club 45 in Conover was full to the brim Feb. 15 for the 20th anniversary of the Great Northern Jerk-Off. The event raised $1,000 for Warm The Children.


There were 25 participants who provided 38 jerky entries trying to win the title of the Best Homemade Jerky in the North.

After an hour of judging, the winners of the 20th annual Great Northern Jerk-Off were presented with their awards.

First place, after a tie-breaking revote, went to Cathy Watkins