Crow Wing Youth Rally gives kids an alternative option in 'hanging-out'


Being a teenager has never been easy.

Whether it’s dealing with bullies or feeling pressure to drink and do drugs or engage in sexual behavior, the problems remain persistent from generation to generation. But Roger Lynn, executive director of the Crow Wing County Youth Wellness Initiative, said it doesn’t have to stay that way, bringing kids a possible solution with the first annual Crow Wing Youth Rally this Saturday.

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Jessi Pierce
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