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Students throw their caps into the air after the final graduation ceremony at the Cyrus Math Science and Technology School in Cyrus, Minnesota on May 30. The magnet school closed this spring and is being consolidated into the Morris school district. The school had a total enrollment of 35 students in preschool through sixth grade. Ackerman + Gruber for MPR

Oklee and Plummer schools merge; eight Minnesota school districts decide to consolidate

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Tim Post

MPR News 91.3 FM

PLUMMER — The Oklee and Plummer schools in northwestern Minnesota shared sports teams and resources for nearly a decade. So when officials sought to merge the small town schools into a single district to save money, voters in June didn’t blink. Many thought the districts were already merged.


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