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Left to right, McKensie Birch, 5, smiles as Michael Krick, a work study student with the city’s Environmental Services Division, passes out coloring sheets on the water cycle and Rex the dog looks on at the Superior Public Library on Friday. Rex and a pair of bird puppets chatted with children about the importance of keeping the environment clean during an afternoon program. (Maria Lockwood)

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Friday’s message on water quality came with its own menagerie. The program in the children’s room of the Superior Public Library included Rex the dog, Red the chicken and Francis the ostrich.


While Rex, a human-sized dog, has been featured at other events put on by the city’s Environmental Services Division, the two avian puppets were new. They were provided by Michael Krick, a work study student with the division, to give kids a new view of the environment.

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