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Possible Rocori swine flu case is a 'wake-up call'


PAYNESVILLE -- Superintendents from eight rural school districts had a conference call this morning after learning a potential case of swine flu had been reported in a neighboring school district.

"We're all in the same boat together, so we put our heads together," said Todd Burlingame, superintendent of the Paynesville Area School District. "We put our game plan in place and will make sure our students are going to be safe."

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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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