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Frazee School Counselor Shannon Bakkila accepts a check from Bakke-Richwood Lutheran Church pastor Ann Newgard-Larson for the Backpack Program. Submitted Photo

$5K grants go to 3 area churches

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The children of Becker County are going to be able to eat a little better on the weekends, thanks to area churches and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation.


Bakke-Richwood Parish Church, rural Detroit Lakes, St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Audubon and Cormorant Lutheran Church were chosen to each receive $5,000 from the Economic Outreach Bridge grant as part of Thrivent.

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