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Joyce Siegert, right, library media specialist at Lincoln Elementary School, hands out Dairy Queen ice cream treats to Lincoln Elementary "Millionaires," students who read a million words during the school year. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Students become millionaires: ice cream and limo rides given to readers


Dairy Queen in Bemidji was visited by more than 200 millionaires this week.

Students from Northern, J.W. Smith and Lincoln Elementary Schools who read more than one million words this year were treated like "millionaires" as they received a free limousine ride and ice cream as a reward for their reading milestones.

"Millionaire rides are a big deal," said Joyce Siegert, library media specialist at Lincoln.

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