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Photo by Brian Hansel Head cook Arlis Kern checks stock in one of the Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary School coolers.

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Arlis Kern does not have to go out looking for hungry mouths to feed -- they come to her.

Kern is the head cook at Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary. Along with her staff of five -- Nadine Wegscheid, Carmen Robinson, Rose Middendorf, Lisa Ashbaugh and Mary Schmitt -- Kern puts two meals on the table every school day.


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