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School board president barely win reelection

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The grand forks school board race was hotly contested.

Nine people were seeking 5 open seats on the school board.

Unlike the sheriff's race - this election is final. These people are now on the board:

  1. Bill Palmiscno, The executive director of the Grand Forks Park District
  2. Chris Douthit
  3. Jaqueline Hoffarth, a UND professor
  4. Shannon Mikula
  5. and the only incumbent who was running, School Board President Doug Carpenter

The board has a huge job ahead, including deciding whether or not elementary schools are consolidated and finalizing teacher contract negotiations.

School Board members make $3,500 a year.