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Students flock to Depot Park for Ironwood lunch program


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KIDS CLIMB on the Depot Park's playground Tuesday during Ironwood's free summer lunch program. Organizers estimate over 200 kids attended Tuesday's session. The free lunches are available to all kids, and are offered weekdays through Aug. 4.


IRONWOOD - Even though area schools are out for the summer, Ironwood Area Schools' Food Service program is hard at work on the district's summer lunch program.

Ironwood Food Service Director Mary Hampston Kusz said over 200 students attended Tuesday's meal at Ironwood's Depot Park, enjoying not only a nutritious lunch but also an activity that gets them out of the house.

"During the school year, they have a place to go and a place to meet that has their lunches. Then in the summer, when everybody kind of goes their own way, we need to have a p...

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