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Students wait to get on the bus following classes Tuesday at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Willmar, Minn., school leadership calling for timely evaluation of facilities


WILLMAR — As enrollment climbs, the Willmar School District may soon need to evaluate its facility needs, Supt. Jerry Kjergaard said this week.

The number of kindergarten and elementary-age children is growing beyond projections, creating increasing challenges with classroom and school space, he told members of the Willmar School Board on Monday.

“We need to talk about it at some point in the fairly near future,” he said.

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Anne Polta

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