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Committee to decide fate of Midget mascot


September 18, 2018


HURLEY — Is it time to eliminate the Midget mascot?

That’s what a committee in the Hurley School District will decide by the end of the year.

“It’s time for a discussion,” school board president Joe Simonich, of Kimball, said Monday.

He said the district had been threatened in the past with lawsuits regarding the Midget moniker.

It’s planned the committee will come up with a recommendation for the school board by December.

“We want this to be a transparent process,” Simonich said.

Board members suggested a wide variety of representa...

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