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Staples native wins DNR Conservation Award


Jack Nelsen of Staples, Minn. received the Future Farmers of America (FFA) award from Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Commissioner Tom Landwehr during a ceremony Aug. 31 at the Minnesota State Fair.

The DNR Commissioner's Youth Award is given annually to a FFA student who has demonstrated initiative, leadership, creativity and achievement in the conservation and wise use of natural and agricultural resources. This is the 21st year of the award program.

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