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The Rev. Matt Peterson of Faith Lutheran Church in Spicer talks of ways to decrease poverty as he addresses an audience Thu-rsday at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building in Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Group faces long odds as it fights to eliminate poverty

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WILLMAR -- The goal of A Minnesota Without Poverty is to eliminate poverty in the state by 2020.

It's a tall order, because Minnesota's poverty level has been rising in recent years. A Minnesota Without Poverty conducted five meetings around the state Thursday night with the goal of discussing ways of eliminating poverty.

One meeting was in Willmar, at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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(320) 214-4340
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