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Wrenshall School Board plans search for new leader

The Wrenshall school board approved a search firm to hire its next superintendent during a special meeting on Monday, landing on a familiar name, one run by current superintendent Jeff Pesta.

Pesta’s Rising Tide School Board Services, based in his hometown of Deer River, will conduct the search, one targeting a full-time intern.

“This is Jeff’s really innovative idea,” board chair Mary Carlson said during an interview Wednesday. “I’m ready for Wrenshall to be pioneering things, and this seems like a great solution when there is a shortage of superintendents around the state.”

An intern would b...

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