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Beneath the words painted on the wall of the school gym, Blackduck High band director Jeff Weaver, at left, looks on as Glennis Moon and Blackduck School Superintendent Bob Doetsch look at a copy of the music composed by Hermon Monson. Maroon and Gold Forever was copyrighted in 1934, with Monson the acknowledged composer, but with a question as to who wrote the lyrics, and when was it first used as the school song. Moon was on hand because the Blackduck History & Arts Center has received funding to see i...

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