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Willmar native at America's Junior Miss

MOBILE, Ala. -- Emily Ellingson, Minnesota's Junior Miss from Willmar, is participating in America's Junior Miss Scholarship Program in Mobile, Ala.

She left for Mobile on June 13 and has been busy with activities ranging from working with kids through the Easter Seals program, to a day visiting the beautiful -- and oil-free -- beaches on the Gulf of Mexico, to a raw oyster eating contest at Wintzell's Oyster House in Mobile.

The preliminary programs are today and Friday, and the finals are at 7 p.m. Saturday. The finals are presented live on the website www.local15tv.com.

For more information go to the America's Junior Miss website http://ajm.org/about/national_finals.

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