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Survival class held in Pine River


Pine River Police Officer Shawn Birr and local Military Surplus shop owner Rodney Helms taught students skills that could save their lives in an emergency.

Birr and Helms offered adults and kids the chance to attend their first survival class in the Pine River-Backus School Commons on Saturday, May 18. The class was dedicated to preparing those present for emergencies that could happen to them during an outing in the woods.

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