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Deficit grew in first weeks of new lunch policy in Willmar


WILLMAR — In the first weeks of a new food service practice, the deficit in lunch accounts has doubled, from $150 to $300, in the Willmar School District.

The School District decided in late February to end a practice of taking lunch trays away from students whose lunch accounts were broke.

The Willmar School Board heard a report on the first few weeks of the change at Monday’s board meeting.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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