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Norman Asbjornson's Contributions to Winifred
Winifred has benefited greatly from the generosity of one of its own. Norman
Asbjornson grew up in Winifred before departing to join the army and serve in Korea.
He then attended Montana State University in Bozeman before ultimately leaving vastly
successful NASDAQ listed corporation (AAON), he returned to Winifred with the goal of
Norman has been the driving force behind the ideas and the financing for many of
Winifred's recent improvements. From these contributions, Winifred's infrastructure is
stronger, more attractive, and better structured to make the community of Winifred
more successful now and in the future.
Norman's giving and advocacy for Winifred is an inspiration for others to do what they
can do to give back to their hometown with the goal of seeing Winifred be the vibrant
and successful town it has been and that we want to see it continue to be. In fact,
Norman's example has been a motivating factor in the creation of this very website.
Improvements to the Winifred Community Pool;
The planting of hundreds of spruce trees all over Winifred;
Improvements to the Winifred Cemetery.
A large home sufficient to house the Wichman Family;
A scholarship fund for graduating senior from Winifred High School;
The new hangar and storage unit facility at the Winifred Airport;
The construction of a new building to house Mid-State Signs, a business being
relocated to Winifred;
Construction of heated and covered bleachers for the school football field;
The purchase and installation of new bleachers in the school gym;
The moving the Flax School into Winifred and its restoration;
and countless other Winifred projects.