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Horace Elementary custodians Pam Nygard and Donna Berg revived a flower bed with plants donated by Petal Pushers Greenhouse. Special to the Pioneer

As WF grows, groundskeepers keep busy maintaining schools

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WEST FARGO - When Pete Diemert became the West Fargo School District’s buildings and grounds director in 1991, he had only one groundskeeper on staff and the district grounds spanned about 100 acres.

Both have since doubled and the district grounds only keep growing.

Today, Diemert has three full-time groundskeepers plus the help of custodians, volunteers, youth and other staff doing the job.

“We vary on how many guys we have working on grounds by the need,” he said.

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