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Newly crowned Miss Wadena takes sibling teasing in stride

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by Sara Hacking,

Staff Writer

A sash lettered with "2007 Miss Wadena" hangs alongside a banner proclaiming "She's out of this World!" in the Papillon's down-to-earth home on First Street.


The mementos are in honor of Rachel Papillon's crowning as Miss Wadena Sunday night in Memorial Auditorium.

The win came as quite a surprise to the modest 18-year-old.

"I couldn't believe it," she said. "All the other girls were so talented."

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