New Faces On Columbus School Board

(Columbus) There are a couple new faces on the Columbus School Board. Keith Loppnow (pictured right) was elected to an open seat on the board in this month’s general election. Loppnow replaces Mary Arnold who chose not to seek re-election. Julia Hoffman (pictured left) is filling out the remaining term of Barb Hesselberg, who resigned in February. Hoffman, who had previously served on the school board, was selected from five applicants interested in the position at a special meeting last week. The term runs through spring of next year. While the new board members have been seated, because of scheduling conflicts, officials delayed their organizational meeting until May 13 at which time committee assignments will be announced.