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Ironwood school board elects new president


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IRONWOOD — The board of education for the Ironwood Area Schools kicked off 2021 with its annual organizational meeting Monday.

The meeting allowed the board to approve a number of bylaws for everything from setting the procedure for filling board vacancies to setting January as the date for future organizational meetings.

The board also elected its officers, including voting 4-2 to make Clancey Byrne the new board president.

“When I joined the board, I said from the beginning I would serve in any capacity that was asked of me. … I stand by that, I...