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Workshop for growers to be held

■ Seventh annual Cherry

Car Show to be held

PEQUOT LAKES — The seventh annual Cherry Car Show is scheduled for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 7 at Trailside Park, at the corner of Highway 371 and County Road 11, Pequot Lakes.

Registration is at 7 a.m. and the fee is $10. Entrance is free for spectators.

For more information, please call 218-838-8002 or email

■ Workshop for growers

to be held

A program called Diversifying the Orchard for Resilience and Water Quality will be held from 2-7:30 p.m. June 26 at Hunt Utilities Group Resilient Living Campus, 2331 Dancing Wind Rd. SW, Pine River.

Workshops are for all levels of growers, and include topics like plant guilds, hybrid hazelnuts, capturing water with keyline design and agroforestry.

The cost is $25 and includes dinner. RSVPs are encourages by calling 218-831-0528 or emailing

■ Ringhand, Kostecka

win archery tournament

Students Tucker Ringhand and Ben Kostecka took first- and second-place honors, respectively, at the first St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School Archery Tournament.

The tournament had 106 participants in the qualifying rounds with 16 participating in the final rounds. Third place went to Chris Cherne and fourth place to Oliver Knudsen.

The physical education teacher who was involved with the tournament was Mikkey White.

■ Plant swap is May 31

WADENA — A plant swap will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 31 at Green Island in Wadena.

Free booth spaces are marked on the grounds where participants can place pots, plants, tools, seeds and fertilizer.

People may set up the Friday before and until 9 a.m. on Saturday.

■ Social, health

conference set for June

WALKER — The Working Together Coalition presents “Be the Change: The Solution is in the Community,” a social and health conference will take place on June 4 and 5 at the Northern Lights Casino, Walker.

This conference was designed to provide community members and professionals a platform to learn more about issues related to substance use and mental health.

There are over 12 experts from a wide variety of social issues. The conference aims to give people the skills and knowledge needed to address the issues that are prevalent in the community.

Registration is open to anyone. Tickets are $40 for single-day passes or $75 for both days. Everyone who attends receives a certificate of attendance and a light breakfast and a lunch buffet.

Buy tickets online or print and mail in the registration at

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