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Board approves formal consolidation outreach

One step at a time. After broaching the subject of consolidation again last week, Wrenshall school board members voted unanimously Monday to send a formal letter to the Carlton School Board with the goal of reopening consolidation talks between the neighboring (and both struggling) school districts.

Wrenshall board member Mary Carlson said they planned to get the letter requesting a joint work session to the Carlton board as soon as possible, hoping the Carlton would get it on their agenda for Aug. 21. At least two Wrenshall board members plan to be there, she added.

The letter cited the succe...