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River Falls High School students, from left, Sara Lysne, Zac Pechacek, Kelsey Johnson and Tiffany Hanson help prepare the school district cropland on Dry Run Road for seeding. Submitted photo

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Many people within the River Falls community are unaware that the school district owns cropland, says local farmer and Future Farmers of America (FFA) alum Tim Jennings.


Before last year the school district would rent the land, located on Dry Run Road by DeSanctis Park on the west side of River Falls, to farmers to cultivate. This in turn earns revenue for the district.

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Jillian Dexheimer
Jillian Dexheimer has been a copy editor and reporter for the River Falls Journal since 2011. She previously worked for the River Falls Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Dexheimer holds a sociology degree from UW-River Falls.
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