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Outgoing West Fargo School Board President Tom Gentzkow congratulates David Olson, Judy Kvaale, Karen Nitzkorski and Angela Korsmo after taking their Oath of Office on Monday night during the West Fargo School Board meeting at the Leidal Education Center in West Fargo. Dave Samson/The Forum

West Fargo School Board votes itself raise

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In a 6-1 vote Monday, the West Fargo School Board gave itself a $1,000 raise for a total annual salary of $4,000.

The raise, which is effective Thursday, was met with some opposition. Board member Angela Korsmo was the only "no" vote. A vocal opponent during the school board meeting June 14 when Ben Koppelman first brought up the notion of a raise, Korsmo didn't go into much detail Monday.


"You all know what I think," she said.

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