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Minnesota's nicknames

Wadena-Deer Creek sixth-grade students are studying the many nicknames for the state of Minnesota. Pictured are students who picked a nickname and designed a poster. From left: Gabi Ross, "The Gopher State," Kayla Peters, "Land of 10,000 Lakes," and Ashley Lehmkuhl, "Land of Sky-Tinted Waters." The sixth-graders are beginning to study Minnesota history, which is taught by Keith Ferris.