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Local students qualify for National High School Finals Rodeo


Jess Hanneken, Joessa Giesen and Sami McGuire have earned a position on the Minnesota National High School rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Rock Springs, Wyo., July 14-20 to compete at the 65th annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR). Jess Hanneken, of Pine River, will be competing in team roping and the queen competition. Joessa Giesen of Pequot Lakes will be competing in barrel racing. Sami McGuire of Backus will be competing in team roping.

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