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Charlie Koch of Minneapolis, left, paints a colorful pattern Thursday on Diana Rodriguez’s cheek during the annual downtown Willmar Fests Block Party. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Willmar Fests 2013: Wisconsin couple wins Willmar Amazing Race


WILLMAR -- Even with temperatures soaring into the 90s, the Willmar Fests Block Party was still the place to be Thursday evening, and for one lucky couple, it was a way to win $150.

The Willmar Jaycees and 94.1 The Loon ran the Willmar Amazing Race challenge for the second year, with Paul and Shayla Blaschko, of Milwaukee, Wis., emerging as the winning team. The Blaschkos competed against four other two-person teams for the $150 cash prize.

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