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Center for Rural Policy and Development: Assisting Rural Minnesota During the Pandemic

The Center for Rural Policy and Developmentis a non-partisan, not-for-profit policy research organization dedicated to benefiting Minnesota by providing lawmakers unbiased information and evaluation of issues from a rural perspective. 

Julie Tesch, President and CEO of CRPD joins Heidi Holtan and John Bauer on the Thursday Morning Show.  They talk about the healthcare problems rural Minnesota communities are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Julie explains what her organization is doing to help. 

For more information check out their website and "Center of Everywhere" podcasts here.

Heidi Holtan is KAXE's Director of Content and Public Affairs where she manages producers and is the local host of Morning Edition from NPR. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North.