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Schulz wins $5,000 on perky pink duck

Nevada City resident Monte Schulz, son of the famous “Peanuts” cartoonist, won the 17th annual Gold Country Duck Race held this weekend on Deer Creek in Nevada City.

Schulz, who was out of town, will receive his $5,000 winning check this week. He held the ticket for the pink racing duck that emerged from a field of more than 9,000 ducks to win the annual event.

Schulz is a novelist and the son of the late cartoonist Charles Schulz.



Katherine Carpenter won the $1,000 runner-up prize in Saturday’s race, and Jocelyne Pletto placed third, winning $500. Many other cash and merchandise prizes also were awarded.

Paulette’s Country Kitchen was the winner of the sponsor’s race.


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