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Ironwood renews superintendent contract


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IRONWOOD — The Ironwood Area Schools is likely staying the course for the next few years after the district’s board of education renewed Superintendent Travis Powell’s contract for another three years Monday.

“I’m grateful to the board for renewing my contract. I’m looking forward to what we’ll be able to accomplish together over the next three years,” Powell said after the meeting. “I enjoy my job and the opportunity to continue it.”

He said the language of the contract was the same as his prior contract — which was also for three years — and the...