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Scout collecting donations for Pine Ridge Reservation

Cottage Grove Boy Scout Dominic Fraboni is collecting school supplies for students at the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota as a requirement to earn his Eagle rank.

Supplies will be distributed to the Oglala Sioux Native American Nation during a summer mission trip organized through St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in St. Paul Park, he said.

Donations can be dropped off at St. Thomas or at Zion Lutheran Church in Cottage Grove. There will be labeled containers at the main entrances of both churches, Fraboni said.

The deadline to make a donation is Tuesday, June 15. The mission trip will take place from June 27 to July 3. For details, call Fraboni at (651) 459-7781 or e-mail Monetary donations will also be accepted.