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Toxic Taters representatives to speak March 14

The League of Women Voters of the Brainerd Lakes Area is hosting an event March 14 at The Skillet Restaurant in Brainerd.

Representatives from Toxic Taters, a nonprofit organization started in 2005, will speak. The organization is a group from northern Minnesota focused on the issue of pesticide applications on the nearly 50,000 acres of potatoes planted in the area. For more information on the group, go to www.toxictaters.org.

Lunch and social will be at 11:30 a.m., with the program beginning at noon.

The League of Women Voters of the Brainerd Lakes Area is a nonpartisan political organization with a 90-year history of educating Minnesota voters. It encourages informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Membership in the league is open to men and women of all ages. Go to www.lwvmn.org or call 651-224-5445 for more information.