State MRWA poster contest winner

May 18, 2017

Fourth grader Elena Brandt with her state-winning entry.

By Mark Wilmes

Minnesota Rural Water Association Source Water Specialist Aaron Meyer made a trip to southwestern Minnesota last Tuesday with some exciting news for one of the fourth graders at RTR Elementary.
Each year, fourth graders from across the state create posters that show how important water is and why we need to conserve and protect it. The posters from RTR Elementary are then turned in to Darren Haroldson from the City of Ruthton and they pick three winners who win small cash prizes. The first place lo¬cal winner’s poster is then sent on to the Minnesota Rural Water Association (MRWA) and three winners are chosen for the state…

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