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Photo by Brian Hansel Hawley art teacher Tera Hager takes her turn searching for interesting scrap metal pieces Tuesday morning at Wadena Hide and Fur.

Scrap piles provide gold mine for teacher training

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What fires a teacher up to teach?

Scrap metal, of course.

With the start of another school year approaching a delegation of Minnesota teachers paid a visit to Wadena Hide and Fur Tuesday and Wednesday to hunt for treasure.


The treasure they were seeking was not gold or silver, it was rusty iron. Metal that had been forged into a plethora of shapes and sizes.

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