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Bessemer looks at July for graduation


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BESSEMER — The Bessemer school board voted to tentatively set July 10 as graduation day for the class of 2020, during a special meeting Tuesday. The ceremony will be at 7:30 p.m.

“This is all speculative. We got to plan ahead to see what’s going to happen,” said principal and acting superintendent Dan Niemi.

Niemi said that he thinks it’s going to have to be an outdoor venue, with people separated by six feet for social distancing, and if there is a weather issue they can move it to another day.

“It should be nice on July 10, should...