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January 19, 2022



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Wednesday,

January 18, 2012

Mortenson 2nd in state VFW contest

Riley Mortenson won the VFW Post 4067 local Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest and placed second at the state level.

She won with her essay on the topic “Does Patriotism Still Matter?” and will receive a plaque and a cash award.

In the event the first-place winner is unable to proceed to the national level, Mortenson will move on to the national level.

She is the daughter of Paul and Rachel Mortenson of Malta.

The Patriot’s Pen program, sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, is open to students in grades 6-8....



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