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Pequot Lakes teacher contract negotiations to continue May 12


Negotiation teams for the Pequot Lakes School Board and Education Minnesota Pequot Lakes (EMPL) are scheduled to meet at the table again to discuss teacher contracts Monday, May 12.

The negotiation will mark the second time in as many months the groups have met, after not meeting directly since late summer 2013. The groups also negotiated in November 2013 via state mediation services.

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Chelsey Perkins
Chelsey Perkins grew up in Crosslake and is a graduate of Pequot Lakes High School. She earned her Bachelor's degree in professional journalism from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Perkins has interned at the Lake Country Echo and the Rochester and Austin Post-Bulletins and also worked for the student-run Minnesota Daily newspaper as a copy editor and columnist during college. She went on to intern at Utne Reader magazine, where she was later hired as the research editor. Before joining the Brainerd Dispatch, Perkins worked as a staff writer for the Pineandlakes Echo Journal.
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