‘Mr. Dick Does Not Eat His Own Cooking’


MINOT, N.D. — The race for Superintendent of Schools between incumbent Kirsten Baesler and Underwood Superintendent Brandt Dick is getting heated, which is unusual. The campaigns for this office, rightly or wrongly, typically fly under the radar.

Earlier this month, Dick questioned Baesler’s teaching qualifications, with Baesler responding by suggesting that Dick undervalues the contributions of nonlicensed education professionals.

Now, in a new post on Facebook, Dick is attacking Baesler’s attendance record, documenting the incumbent’s absences at meetings of the Career and Technical Education Board, the Board of University and School Lands (Land Board), the North Dakota High School Activities Board, and the Teachers Fund for Retirement Board.

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