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West central Minn. school officials preparing to talk to students and review their emergency plans


WILLMAR — Principal Nathan Cox gathered with his staff before school started Monday at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar.

“The unthinkable has happened,” he told them, and they had a conversation about what to say to children who asked about the school shooting that occurred Friday in Newtown, Conn.

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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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