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Board aims to keep door open

Wrenshall school board members got their first look at Carlton’s response to their recent consolidation overture during Tuesday’s work session meeting. While Carlton’s response was by unanimous school board vote, it wasn’t enthusiastic.

In her letter, Carlton superintendent Donita Stepan put conditions on any new discussions: that both boards agree one site is the only option for a consolidated school district and the site should be at Carlton’s South Terrace Elementary School.

“If the Wrenshall School Board can affirm their belief in both of those points, then the Carlton School Board would c...