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Ajha Hansen and Mikayla Pierce inspect a critter they found during life science class last week. The Two Harbors High School seventh-graders spent three days outside with their class observing the ecosystem of a pond on school property. While intended for storm water management, the ponds are also used for instructional purposes. Photo by LaReesa Sandretsky

Storm water ponds act as instructional tool

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Dan Hebl, a life science teacher at Two Harbors High School, has been taking seventh-grade classes outside to observe ecosystems for more than a decade. Historically, he has chosen a body of water for the kids to study, which until a few years ago was Skunk Creek in Two Harbors.


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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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