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John Thorn Wangberg

Former Bemidji teacher arraigned on sex charges

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BEMIDJI, Minn. - Two days before the first of three victims of alleged sexual abuse at Central Elementary School in Bemidji came forward, John Thorn Wangberg resigned after a 30-year teaching career.


Wangberg, 58, of 1765 Cadbury Lane, Cass Lake, was arraigned Wednesday on two felony counts of sexual conduct in the second degree and a gross misdemeanor charge of non-consensual sexual conduct in the fifth degree.

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