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Terry L. Bartness

Former superintendent leaves lasting school gift

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"It's a great time to be a kid in Park Rapids," read a simple message penned after voters approved building the Century School in February 1999.


"It was his legacy to the community," Century School principal Bruce Gravalin said of superintendent Terry Bartness's role in gaining momentum for the project.

"This was his lasting contribution," Gravalin said. "He is responsible for the building we have here today."

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