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Instructor Barb Schwarz, center, and American history students Cole Vergin, from left, Joshua Bailey, Kaitlyn Knutson and Hannah Hanson look over materials from their recent trip to the nation's capital after talking about their adventure. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)

Benson, Minn., teacher not afraid of a few extra miles for additional history lessons

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BENSON -- Some of the best lessons are learned outside of the classroom, and in this case, the farther away the better.

Since 1994, Benson instructor Barb Schwarz has been leading her seventh-grade, American history students on an annual trip to Washington, D.C.


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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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