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Barnum Board settles teacher, superintendent contracts

After approving a two-year contract with the teachers union, Barnum school board members expressed their relief that the process was over and that negotiations went well.

“Things went fantastic,” board member Jamie Fuglestad said.

Board chairwoman Jessica Unkelhaeuser listed the terms during the meeting Tuesday, April 19: 1 percent in steps the first year, 1.25 percent in steps the second year, a sick bank was created with language changes, and there were other language changes.

The board also approved a Shared Service Agreement between the Barnum and the Willow River districts for two years i...