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Esko makes space for fitness, learning

Esko school board members set an open house for the new fitness center for 4-6 p.m. June 10. Expect to see lots of "Esko" and "Sisu" logos decorating the space, located on the south side of the school.

"By June 10, all our equipment and furniture will be set up, and I believe our partner, Essentia, has what they need," said superintendent Aaron Fischer. "It's a big deal for Essentia too."

At the same meeting Monday, board members voted unanimously to spend almost a half-million dollars to turn the old fitness center space into a flexible learning space.

Fischer previously described a flexible...