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More than 200 receive education at Back to Basics


Chilly temperatures couldn’t stop more than 200 participants from attending the seventh annual Back to Basics, hosted by Happy Dancing Turtle, on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Pine River-Backus High School.

The theme was “Steps Toward Sustainability: The Solution is You.”

The morning kicked off with a keynote presentation from Chuck Marohn of His address was titled “Strategies for Building Strong Towns: How Ordinary People Can Do Extraordinary Things.”

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