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Studying adds up to first place for Cloquet economics team

What does it take to make a championship team?

Well, for the members of the Cloquet High School Economics team, it took a lot of lunches together, a stack of 3-inch binders crammed with information and practice tests, hard work, more hard work and some pretty savvy test-taking skills.

And a good teacher, of course.

Econ coach Tim Stark credited the kids: seniors Claire Taubman, Olivia Diver, Payten Schneberger and Johnathan Muhvich. The four were declared the champions of the David Ricardo division at the April 10 Minnesota Economics Challenge, held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis....