Pine River Elementary School will close and the building will become the new home of Merrill’s 4k/Head Start program. That decision was re-affirmed by the new Board of Education last night.
After new school board members were elected more than a month ago, Pine River’s supporters again tried to save their school and it was up for vote last night. The Board voted 7-2 in favor of moving forward with it’s plan. Loretta Baughan and Kelly Collins voted against it. Collins said he simply didn’t see the savings involved.