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Chris Cunningham grew up in Pine River, educated in the Pine River-Backus School District. Both his parents were teachers in the district.

“I believe education is probably the most important thing we can do to invest in the future,” Cunningham said.

Cunningham is the newest board member of the PR-B School Board, taking office this month.

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