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Local schools receive grant money


MANKATO, Minn. (KTTC) -– The AgStar Fund for Rural America, the corporate giving program of AgStar Financial Services, recently awarded $30,000 in grants through its AgStar Agriculture Classroom Equipment Grant Program.

AgStar awarded grants to 14 high school agriculture departments in its 69-county service area throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin.

The 14 Minnesota and Wisconsin schools receiving grants this year include: Albert Lea Area Schools Ag Department, Bloomer School District, Alden-Conger High School Agricultural Education Department, Eden Valley Watkins School District 463, Central High School Agricultural Education Department, Glencoe-Silver Lake FFA, Worthington High School, Stewartville High School Agriculture Department, Barron High School Agriculture Department, Caledonia FFA/Agriculture Department, Rice Lake High School, Ellsworth Community School District, Rushford-Peterson Schools and the Tri-City United Agriculture Department. 

Since its inception in 2001, the AgStar Fund has donated more than $4 million to organizations working to improve the future of rural America.

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