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Willmar police officer talks about Internet, summer safety


WILLMAR -- One in five teens will receive some sort of inappropriate content online this year.

It's parents' job to teach their children how to handle such encounters with strangers on the Internet, Willmar Police Officer Marilee Dorn said Friday.

Dorn spoke at the Child Guide Community Connections gathering at Kennedy Elementary School.

Summer presents a variety of safety challenges for parents and their children, Dorn said.

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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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