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District 833's Pines 'humbled' by state school nurse of the year award

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Theresa Pines knew in college that she wanted to be a school nurse.

She accomplished that goal and went on to become a school nurse in District 833. More than two decades later, Pines continues to live her dream — and then some.


Pines, a Cottage Grove resident and 23-year District 833 employee, was recently named Minnesota’s Public Health Nurse of the Year by March of Dimes.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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