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YME teacher finalist in Fox 9 online contest

GRANITE FALLS — Yellow Medicine East is supporting one of its own by voting online for staff member Denine Rutledge.

She has been selected as one of the five finalists in the KMSP FOX 9 - Top Teacher Award for 2014.

Riley Sexton, community coordinator/producer with the station, notified the school that Rutledge will be part of the online voting campaign running March 17 – 21.

One winner from this group of finalists will be part of this year’s FOX 9 Top Teacher Winners.

Voting continues until midnight on March 21.

Voters can cast their choice at under the contest tab, or by clicking on the link in the status update.

Rutledge, a tutor with the school, is a finalist along with Paul Swanson, band, Chanhassen; Jay Dornfeld, physics, Robbinsdale Armstrong High School; and Cheryl Torborg, math, Visitation in Mendota Heights.

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Tom Cherveny

Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.

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