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Happy Dancing Turtle in Pine River Works With County, Central Lakes College and Local Meat Producers to Create Jobs and Mobile Slaughtering Units

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Happy Dancing Turtle is based in Pine River.

Happy Dancing Turtlein Pine River is working with local and regional partners in an effort to bring a mobile slaughter unit and other meat processing infrastructure to the area.

Central Lakes College is developing a meat cutting programand apprenticeship program to fill the workforce need. The mobile slaughter unit will serve a working classroom, while
also serving producer needs.

Jim Chamberlain (Conservation Technician) and Chris Glassman - (Campus Chef) joined us to tell us more.

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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.
John has been listening to KAXE since the early days in 1976, and has worked as our Development Director from 1995-2022. Now semi-retired and writing, sculpting and enjoying the good life, you can hear him on the Morning Show Fridays.
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