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District 25 school house renovated, open house scheduled (with video)


For eight years Nancy Peterson Salmi walked about a mile from her parent’s rural New London farm home to a one-room prairie school house where her love of reading was stoked and where she drew inspiration for her own 34-year career as a teacher.

Two of her four siblings also went to the school until it closed in 1963. Her grandfather and father served for decades on the Lake Andrew Township board of directors, which used the building as the town hall until 2012.

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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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