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Safe Routes to School grants support area schools


The Region Five Development Commission was one of several agencies that received a total of $4.8 million in federal grants for Safe Routes to School, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Monday. The grants will support Safe Routes to School at 138 schools in 50 communities.

The money awarded to Region Five Development Commission will be used at six schools in Little Falls and Cass Lake.

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