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Press Photo by Katherine Grandstrand Underneath the mountain of food, shown here Tuesday, is a table that is usually left empty so patrons can fill boxes with food at the Amen Food Pantry.

Amen Food Pantry fills up

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For the first time in its history, the Amen Food Pantry is full. Not just full until the next delivery, but full for the next few months.


“This is the first time since I’ve been on the board — and I’ve been on the board for about 27 years — we are totally full,” said Ron Keller, president of the volunteer board that runs the pantry. “In fact, we’re over full. We’re overstocked.

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Katherine Grandstrand
I graduated from Bemidji State University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in mass communcations, from Columbia College Chicago in 2009 with a master's degree in journalism.  
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