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Celebrating Earth Week with her granddaughter

Graphic Packaging International (GPI) employee Linda Travey (left) helps her granddaughter Marissa Svoboda, fourth-grader at Riverside School, position a white pine seedling in a biodegradable carton Friday. In celebration of Earth week, GPI empl...

Graphic Packaging International employee Linda Travey (left) helps her granddaughter Marissa Svoboda, 4th grader at Riverside School, position a white pine seedling in a biodegradeable carton Friday. In celebration of Earth week, GPI employees visited Garfield and Riverside schools to educate students about the lifecycle of trees and cartons. Students were able to bring home a seedling in a recyclable container. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls
Graphic Packaging International employee Linda Travey (left) helps her granddaughter Marissa Svoboda, 4th grader at Riverside School, position a white pine seedling in a biodegradeable carton Friday. In celebration of Earth week, GPI employees visited Garfield and Riverside schools to educate students about the lifecycle of trees and cartons. Students were able to bring home a seedling in a recyclable container. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls

Graphic Packaging International (GPI) employee Linda Travey (left) helps her granddaughter Marissa Svoboda, fourth-grader at Riverside School, position a white pine seedling in a biodegradable carton Friday. In celebration of Earth week, GPI employees visited Garfield and Riverside schools to educate students about the lifecycle of trees and cartons. Students were able to bring home a seedling in a recyclable container. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls

I was raised on a farm in western Minnesota where I participated in 4-H, high school sports, and everything that farm kids do for fun after chores. Graduated from Ridgewater Community College with an AA degree and my first taste of newspapering. I worked a summer on the Ortonville Independent as a reporter and photographer.
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