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River Heights residents Mary Rittenhouse and Lori Heinonen start their garden plants from seed inside to get a head start on the growing season.

Neighbors will garden together in area community gardens

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Community gardens are sprouting up throughout Hubbard County thanks to funding from a Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) grant.


Gardens are planned at River Heights Apartments and Cornerstone Apartments in Park Rapids, along with Nevis, Akeley and Laporte.

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