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Willmar, Minn., School Board approves first of six bargaining agreements


WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board approved a contract with its special education paraprofessionals bargaining unit Monday. Negotiations are continuing other bargaining units, including teachers.

Human Resources Director Liz Fischer told the board that negotiations went well with the group, which has 110 members. The group will receive a 2.8 percent overall increase in salary and benefits during the two-year contract.

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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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