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Lammi will lead Cloquet School Board

The new Cloquet School Board met for the first time Monday, Jan. 14 and welcomed "new" board member Gary "Hawk" Huard back to the board after a couple years' hiatus.

It was a mostly uneventful meeting that included election of board officers along with other routine items expected at the first meeting of the year.

Ted Lammi was elected chair for the second year in a row. Dave Battaglia was elected treasurer and Nate Sandman will be the new clerk.

The board voted 5-1 (Huard dissenting) to set its 2019 pay at a higher monthly rate of $225 (versus $200 last year) and the same $50 per diem, plus m...