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Retired teacher Ray Torkildson (right) asked the Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School Board to delay awarding bids on logging at the school forest until the community knows more about the plan. (Jason Adkins/Record)

Waubun school board's plan to log school forest hits snag

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WAUBUN - Plans for the Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School District to earn revenue by allowing logging in the school forest hit a snag during last Thursday's School Board meeting.


The Board tabled a proposal to award a bid to log a limited amount of timber in the forest.

Ray Thorkildson, a retired teacher in the district, said most of the opposition revolved around a lack of specific information about the plan.

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