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Bayfield school board members Mike Foutz, left, Carol Blatnick, Janie Hoover, Principal Amanda Holden and board member Barb Wickman wave purple ribbon after cutting it to open Bayfield Primary School on Monday.
Kaiden Smith displays his new school supplies, sold by the Bayfield Parent Teacher Student Association, as he prepares to start second grade.
Kindergarten students and their families jam into one of the classrooms at Bayfield Primary School on Monday night. There are 105 kindergarten students registered this year at the school.
Librarian Darla Butero prepares a welcome message for students on an electronic smart board. The new library features more space and light for students to explore books and other media.
Contractors were able to work around the school garden this summer, keeping it growing for students to harvest this fall.
An image of a Wolverine greets students in the Bayfield Primary School's library board.
Dot Clemens, the district's human resources director, and state Rep. Barbara McLachlan tour Bayfield Primary School and the school's new library on Monday.
Courtesy of Upper Pine fire Facebook
The Upper Pine River Fire Protection District assisted with a rescue mission Monday above Lemon Reservoir. A man was taken by Flight for Life to Mercy Regional Medical Center.
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Bayfield's Keyon Prior (3) flies past the Farmington pursuit during season-opening play Friday night, Aug. 24. BHS won 54-13 in the varsities' first encounter since 1947 (which FHS won, 60-0).
Bayfield co-captain David Hawkins (33) listens to the official's instructions prior to the coin toss Friday night, Aug. 24, inside Farmington's Hutchison Stadium.
Bayfield's Hayden Farmer (45) looks long against Farmington's defense during season-opening play Friday night,
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A disgusted-looking Farmingon Scorpion heads off the field as the 2A Bayfield Wolverines celebrate their impending win against the 5A school.
If it seems like the fall colors are starting early this year, you're right.
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