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Federal requirements prompt higher school lunch prices

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Get ready to pay more in the cafeteria. The Red Wing School Board voted Monday night to raise the price of school lunches for the 2011-12 school year.


The increases are due to requirements from the United States Department of Agriculture, following the Healthy and Hunger-Free Act of 2010.

Elementary lunches will increase by a dime and middle and high school lunches will go up a nickel. Prices for free and reduced lunches and all breakfasts will remain the same.

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Sarah Gorvin
Sarah Gorvin has been with the Republican Eagle for two years and covers education, business and crime and courts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010 with a  journalism degree.