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The Happiness Club served free hot chocolate to students as they arrived at school on the final day of classes before Christmas break. Pictured are members (left to right) Madison Nowling, Micah Hedstrom, Sam Christenson, Payton Grandgenett, Courtney Bitzan and Jana Roste. (Contributed)

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There’s a new club at Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria and its mission is simple: to make others happy.


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Tara Bitzan
Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.
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