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Marit Mears holds the keys to a new Ford Mustang that she received before the Pepper Fest royalty coronation Sunday afternoon. She was accompanied by her son Jordan and husband, Jeff. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)

Houlton mom wins new Ford Mustang in Rotary raffle

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Marit and Jeff Mears were in downtown Stillwater when her ticket was picked in the Hudson Daybreak Rotary raffle for a new Ford Mustang at 1 p.m. Sunday.


Jeff Mears thought someone was playing a prank on them when they returned home and listened to the phone message asking them to be at the North Hudson Pepper Fest royalty coronation at 3:30 p.m. to claim their prize.

But they went, and, sure enough, they were the winners.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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