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Board sticks to one-site demand with Wrenshall

After considerable debate and public input, the Carlton School Board resolved to begin talks with Wrenshall about consolidation, with the condition a new district would have only one location — at the South Terrace Elementary School site in Carlton.

Currently, Carlton has both a secondary and elementary school while Wrenshall serves grades K-12 in one building. According to numbers provided earlier this month, Carlton projects 295 students this year, with Wrenshall budgeting for 325.

Monday’s meeting began with a Truth in Taxation Hearing for renewal of the existing operating levy. A healthy c...