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Area school districts seek state help with contracts

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A slew of area Minnesota districts and their teachers groups have now enlisted outside help to break stalemates in teacher contract negotiations.


Moorhead and Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton took the lead in summoning the Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services a month ago. Now, Pelican Rapids, Perham-Dent, Frazee-Vergas, Lake Park-Audubon and Fertile-Beltrami have also signed up for the bureau's services in the midst of its busiest negotiation season in the past decade.

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