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Val Johnson wins 50/50

PRINCETON — Val Johnson of Princeton was the winner of the Bureau County Homestead Festival 50/50 drawing.

According to the Homestead Festival’s Facebook page, the pot was $16,508, and Johnson received half of that — $8,254.

Johnson’s name was drawn Sunday afternoon at the end of the Homestead Festival Car Show.

The Homestead Committee posted these comments: “Thank you to all who supported the Festival by purchasing tickets. Congratulations to Val!”

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