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Midget mascot to be voted on


November 23, 2018

HURLEY — Voters in the Hurley School District will decide on April 2 whether the Midget mascot will remain.

The school board Monday approved wording for a referendum that will ask: “Should the Hurley School District’s mascot symbol and name be changed?”

School board president Joe Simonich, of Kimball, originally asked if it’s time for a name change.

The board this week voted unanimously to proceed with the binding referendum on April 2.

If a majority of yes votes are received, the board will begin a process to come up with a new name.

Two school board seats will be up for election...

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