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GFW Board to close Fairfax site

by Doug Hanson

At a special meeting last Friday in Gibbon, the GFW School Board passed a resolution to close the Fairfax site starting next fall. Decision Superintendent Lonnie Seifert reviewed a meeting with representatives from the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) on February 25. He was told that the District had to either close a building or find another $207,000 to cut. “I don’t know where we will ever find another $207,000,” stated Seifert. He added that he had to have a decision by the end of March.


For the complete story, checkout the March 4 issue of the Winthrop News.

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