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Teacher Cheryl Rutten sells a variety of healthy snacks after school including fruit and string cheese. Photo by Ashley Bergen.

Kids can now buy cheap, healthy snacks after school

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Refueling energy after a long, grueling day at school is now fairly simple for students at Prairie Wind Middle School in Perham.

Beginning Jan. 6, Cheryl Rutten, health and physical education teacher, has been selling healthy snacks in the cafeteria. From about 3:15-3:40 p.m., she sells a variety of refrigerated items such as fruit, wraps, bagels, string cheese and yogurt. She also carries popcorn, Sun Chips, granola bars and Barrel O' Fun products.


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