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Among members of Hubbard County's Drug and Alcohol Task Force on hand to acknowledge St. Joseph's Community Health $1 million planning and implementation grant award from the state are, from left, Don Dearstyne, Hubbard County Attorney; Joe Peterson, state probation parole agent; Terry Eilers, Park Rapids Police Chief; Ben Koppelman, St. Joseph's President/CEO; Corey Aukes, Hubbard County Sheriff; Heidi Wormley, Nevis School home interventionist; RaeAnn Mayer, St. Joseph's Community Health manager; and J...

$1 million grant will aid prevention

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The Hubbard County Drug and Alcohol Task Force makes one thing crystal clear: Most youth, ranging in age from grades six through 12, are not involved in alcohol abuse, but it remains a serious problem for those who are.


Members of the task force steering committee met at St. Joseph's Area Health Services recently to accept a $1 million planning and implementation work grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division official.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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