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Free meals offered to children this summer at WDC Schools

The Wadena-Deer Creek Food Service program is offering free meals for any youth 18 and under at two sites this summer.

At the middle/high school, breakfast will be served 7:30-8:30 a.m. and lunch 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. The program runs from June 4 to Aug. 16. There will be no meals July 4-5 or Fridays in August. At Deer Creek School, lunch will be offered on summer recreation days only, 10:45 a.m. to noon, starting June 4 to July 6.

The goal of the program is to ensure children receive a nutritious and balanced meal when school is not in session. Menus are available at the district office, online at, or by emailing

The lunches are provided free of charge thanks to a federal grant from the United States Department of Agriculture.

For more information call (218) 632-2396.