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Warroad school to go to four-day week

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WARROAD - The public school board in Warroad voted this week to go to a four-day school week starting next fall as part of a cost-cutting effort.

Phil Heppner, chairman of the school board, said the vote was 4-2 Monday night for the change.

Faced with red ink in the coming year, the board set a goal of cutting $900,000 from the budget, Heppner said. Going to a four-day week will save about $140,000 in busing expenses and some utility costs, the board figures.

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