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Plans are in place to lock the exterior doors and install cameras, monitors and an intercom system in the elementary school building in Atwater and the middle school/high school in Grove City. Tribune photo

ACGC in west central Minn. will implement new school security measures


GROVE CITY — New security measures are being implemented at school buildings in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District to provide extra protection for students and staff.

The district had been discussing security issues prior to the December shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Connecticut but that incident “solidified” the decision to go ahead with the added security here, said Elementary Principal Kodi Goracke in a report Monday night to the ACGC school board.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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