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Lee Westrum, who started his teaching career 21 years ago at the Benson School District and spent the last six years as the district's superintendent, is leaving his post. He begins a new job as superintendent of the Wadena-Deer Creek School District on July 1. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Westrum ends 21-year tenure at Benson School District


BENSON — When Lee Westrum was a fresh college graduate from Bemidji State University in 1992, his first job was as a social studies teacher at Benson High School.


Twenty-one years later, Westrum has done everything from coach basketball,

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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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