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Youth Alcohol Prevention Coordinator Bill Dent and support staff Kristine Partlow will be working to curb alcohol use among teens in Hubbard County. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Students head up underage drinking ban

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Youth alcohol consumption in Hubbard County is coming to the forefront, with students leading the charge to bring it to a halt.

The county has received a five-year $1 million grant through the Minnesota Department of Human Services to address alcohol consumption by youth.


Students from Laporte, Nevis and Park Rapids have undergone training to "go home and influence their peers," youth alcohol prevention coordinator Bill Dent told the Nevis School Board this week.

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