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By Alex Ross 

Second-graders celebrate Arbor Day in Havre


Havre Daily News/Ryan Welch

Bonnie Williamson, left, and Keith Johnson, right, help Olivia Christensen, center, 8, a second-grader at St. Jude Thaddeus School, pick out a sapling Monday at Pepin park during an Arbor Day event for area second-graders. The trees that the 300 students who were there got will be taken home and planted.

Editor's note: This version corrects the name of Lincoln-McKinley second-grader Gage Pulse.

For a little while Monday morning Simon Pepin Memorial Park was the classroom for second-graders from several area schools who gathered to plant and learn about trees.

Second-graders from Lincoln-McKinley Primary School and St. Jude Thaddeus School in Havre and Box Elder and Rocky Boy schools gathered at the park for the city's annual Arbor Day celebration.

The celebration is organized each year by TURF - Task Force for Urban Reforestation - and funded with a grant from the Montana Department of...

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