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Marianne Gilbertson, center, Park Rapids School nurse, receives a $1,300 donation from Diane Brophy, St. Joseph's Community Health, at left, and Bonnie Engen, North Country CHB Administrator, at right. (Submitted photo)

SHIP, Park Rapids Area Schools team up to improve kids' nutrition

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The Park Rapids Area Schools recently received an award of $1,300 for participating in a North Country Community Health Board project to improve the nutritional environment in the school.


Funded through the Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) initiative, the project's aim is to help schools throughout the region develop sustainable practices to build a "culture of healthy eating."

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