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Looking to put championship on ice
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Photo supplied Competitors at the St. Paul (Minn.) Winter Carnival ice carving competition, from left, Zoli Akacsos of Monroe; Greg Schmotzer of Hastings, Minn.; Chris Swarbrick of Ellsworth; and Bob Halverson of Baraboo, team up to take on the world at the World Ice Art Championships March 1-5 in Fairbanks, Alaska.
MONROE - Monroe wood carver Zoli Akacsos is Alaska-bound for the World Ice Art Championships. Akacsos, along with his teammate and carving teacher, Bob Halverson, Baraboo, take off Friday morning, and will meet up with Minnesota carvers Chris Swarbrick and Greg Smotzer, forming a four-man team, to begin a 132-hour carving competition March 1 in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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