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A growing flood of facts and a few guesses have New Richmond School Board members scratching their heads over what to do next.

After a lengthy discussion Monday night, the board took no official action on its next step in addressing the lack of classroom space at the district's elementary schools.


Members appeared to be leaning toward pushing for another referendum vote in the coming months, possibly as early as September.

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Jeff Holmquist
Jeff Holmquist has been managing editor of the New Richmond News since 2004. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has previously worked as editor in Wadena, Minn.; Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Hutchinson, Minn.; and Bloomington, Minn. He also was previously owner of the Osceola Sun, Stillwater Courier and Scandia Messenger along with his wife. Together they previously founded and published The Old Times newspaper for antiques and collectibles collectors; and Up!, a Christian magazine of hope and encouragement.
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