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Superintendent of the Willmar School District Jerry Kjergaard, pictured in this undated photo, on Tuesday said he was still disappointed in the vote over his contract but was going about his job as usual. “It’s just a normal day,” he said. “We’re taking care of business and taking care of kids.” Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Willmar superintendent says it's back to business, one day after board split on his contract

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WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board will move forward despite a narrow vote to approve the superintendent’s new contract, according to its chairman.


Chairman Nathan Streed said he did not know Superintendent Jerry Kjergaard’s contract renewal would result in a 4-3 vote for renewal Monday evening.

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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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