Tone it down

By Chuck Kajer, Managing Editor

After Frankie Poplau resigned as superintendent five years ago, a superintendent search that cost thousands of dollars was conducted and produced several good candidates. Board members had a difficult time agreeing on which candidate was the best and eventually, the job was offered to three different candidates, all of whom turned down the job.

Eventually, the board chose an interim superintendent - again with a split vote - and Jim Rouse was chosen to lead the district until a permanent superintendent could be found.

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