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Mercer woman qualifies as semifinalist in national quilting show

By LARRY HOLCOMBE

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MERCER, Wis. - Jane Zillmer from Mercer, is a semifinalist for the 2020 American Quilters Society's Quilt Week national show in Paducah, Kentucky, scheduled for April 22-25, at the Schroeder Expo and Carroll Convention Center.

Zillmer has been chosen to display her quilt, Cathedral at Penn Quarter, along with 405 others in the 36th annual contest.

Three quilting authorities will judge the show awarding first, second and third place prizes in 16 categories, along with nine overall awards. Cash awards totaling $125,000 will be granted, including...