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Whitman County locals to compete at Silver State Rodeo

LACROSSE — Whitman County will see some of their youth compete in the Silver State Stampede Rodeo, taking place July 14-16 at Elko County Fairgrounds in Elko, Nevada.

Among the Whitman County locals is Rowdie Jo Broeckel, whose mother, Kelli Broeckel, is on the board for the Silver State Stampede.

Kelli Broeckel, shooting director, has been on the board for the last two years, and their family have been members for the last three.

To be able to compete in the Silver State Stampede, you need to be active in local rodeos, and score enough points to qualify for nationals.

“We have four rodeos in...


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