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Fifth-grade teacher Tom Frericks shows William Kelley kindergartners how to plant strawberry plants. Student-tended gardens at the school, which were first installed in 2009, are growing rapidly with Frericks' support. They grow close to a dozen varieties of vegetables, strawberries and raspberries. Photo by Michelle Ketola.

Lake County students get their hands dirty

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A group of students walked out of Two Harbors High School early Tuesday morning with spades, power drills and planks of wood. They weren't planning an elaborate heist or disguising themselves as construction workers to cut class; they were working on the school's garden.


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LaReesa Sandretsky
LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native that began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
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