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It's been a busy first year of cuts, restructuring for Willmar Schools Superintendent Jerry Kjergaard

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Jerry Kjergaard had planned to spend his first year in Willmar getting a feel for the school district he had moved here to run. It didn't work out that way.


When Kjergaard joined the district on July 1, 2008, he knew he would be trying to pass an operating levy in the November election. After that, he hoped to take some time to get acquainted with the district.

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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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