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Wrenshall investigation leaves tech dilemma

An investigation into employee misconduct figures to end soon, but not before disrupting the start of the school year within the Wrenshall School District.

At a time when Chromebooks and computers need to come online for teachers and roughly 350 students, the district’s information technology director is on administrative leave.

Jaime Hopp is under investigation for profanely alluding to “killing” the superintendent in the staff lounge in June. Another district employee overheard the threat, which superintendent Kim Belcastro later reported to Carlton County authorities.

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