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Chris Fisher, a 2008 Park Rapids Area High School graduate, worked for the city of Park Rapids planning department this summer. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Summer youth employment program positive for community

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Park Rapids employers received extra help this summer from youth workers.

Rural Minnesota CEP, Inc. received additional funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.


Brenda Johnson was the crew leader in Park Rapids. She recruited students to participate in the program and asked employers to participate.

"This was very successful," Johnson said. "The crew working around the schools helped a lot with cleaning up the grounds."

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