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Hurley board honors Simonich


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HURLEY - With thank you signs around the school and recognition from officials and community, a departing Hurley School Board member was said to have helped the district to accomplish great things.

Joe Simonich, a school board member for the past 27 years, sat at his last meeting Monday after announcing that he would not be running for a 10th term on April 6. He was honored by board members and administrators, past and present, and given a plaque for his service.

Leslie Kolesar, school board president, said it was hard to believe what Simonich and...