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Finnish language students challenge their character on the zipline

Last Friday, the Character Challenge Course just off of County Road 40 was paid a visit by 60 Finnish students, ranging in age between 16 and 20. About two-dozen Canadian and American students accompanied them, acting as occasional translators be...

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A Finnish exchange students tries out the zipline at the Character Challenge Course outside Park Rapids. (Kalee Holland / Enterprse)

Last Friday, the Character Challenge Course just off of County Road 40 was paid a visit by 60 Finnish students, ranging in age between 16 and 20. About two-dozen Canadian and American students accompanied them, acting as occasional translators between the Finnish students and the course staff. The students are in the area to attend a language camp at Stony Lake, having paid roughly $2,000 for the entire overseas adventure.

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