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Benson bypasses Monson for superintendent's job

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Morris Area Superintendent Scott Monson was not offered the same job in the Benson School District.

The Benson School Board voted unanimously to hire current Benson High School Principal Lee Westrum at a meeting Saturday morning.


John Kraker, superintendent at Minneota Public Schools, also was a finalist.

The board will begin contract negotiations with Westrum next week.

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