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New business manager comes from Floodwood

Teresa Hart has been hired as the Esko school district’s new business manager, replacing Janet Halonen, who is retiring June 30.

Hart is the current business manager at the Floodwood school, a district of about 200 students and a budget of about $3.2 million. At her new position, she’ll be managing a budget of about $13 million in a district with nearly 1,300 students.

“I’m excited at this opportunity,” Hart told the board at its April 12 meeting. The district interviewed five candidates and presented only Hart to the school board for approval. The board relied on the advice of the committee a...