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Reuters Photo Students eat a healthy lunch at a California middle school in this file photo. North Dakota’s senators played a key role in helping change the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s guidelines for school lunches.

Flexibility at lunch: Sens. Hoeven, Heitkamp integral to enforcing changes to school lunch program


School lunch officials now have a little more wiggle room with calories, protein and grain services after the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that temporary changes lobbied for by a group of bipartisan U.S. senators, including sponsor John Hoeven, R-N.D., and co-sponsor Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., are now permanent.

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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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