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WILLMAR -- From her one-person office in Willmar, Marge Hanson covers a wide territory directing and coordinating Girl Scout programs in the region. She's supported by the Girl Scout organization but also relies heavily on volunteers.

Finding -- and keeping -- good volunteers is usually somewhere near the top of her priority list.

"How do I utilize their experiences, their knowledge and their enthusiasm?" she wondered.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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