Chris Leinen, Bemidji Area Schools’ director of business services, goes through old invoices with administrative assistant Lynette Rathe, who will soon retire. “She’s been my right-hand person,” Leinen said recently. “I couldn’t do it without her and I don’t know what I will do without her.” — Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
‘I love this job’: Longtime school district employee preparing for retirement
Before, when it came time to compile the bills, Lynette Rathe would load paper into the manual typewriter and begin alphabetically listing each agency and how much money they were owed.
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