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The Growmobile pulls up daily in the Dana Heights neighborhood in southeast Willmar. Here during the noontime hour Wednesday, Emily Zondervan, from left, Amanda Egenes and Miranda Borchert work with the kids on sign language. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)

United Way Growmobile brings Willmar kids running

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WILLMAR — It looks like a bus, and it brings fun things to do for children in the community.

Why wouldn’t the new United Way Growmobile be a hit with area kids this summer?


This week, children in the Dana Heights neighborhood sat on blankets in the shade of a big tree near the Growmobile mobile preschool and worked on their letters and numbers.

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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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