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Hurley school board praises retiring Patritto

HURLEY - The Hurley K-12 School Board and community members gave retiring superintendent Chris Patritto a round of applause at Monday's board meeting

"Every challenge our board has given Chris Patritto he's performed admirably," board president Joe Simonich said.

Simonich presented Patritto with a certificate of commendation from Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers and a plaque on behalf of state Sen. Janet Bewley and state Rep. Beth Meyer, who represent Iron County in Madison.

Simonich said the district has gone through "hell" in the past with the roof collapse, a $6 million fire and $1 million non-fun...