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Coughlin terminated by Staples-Motley School Board

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Kevin Coughlin’s employment as a Staples-Motley High School social studies teacher and tennis coach ended Monday.

The Staples-Motley School Board terminated Coughlin after calling a special meeting.


Coughlin could not be reached for a comment Tuesday afternoon. The automated message after trying Coughlin’s number in Staples stated the number was disconnected.

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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