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Larry Wankel waves to the crowd at the Perham High School Auditorium as he holds a sign read-ing, “We’ll miss you!” The sign was presented to Wankel by current band members at a fare-well concert on Friday, May 10. Joe Bowen/FOCUS

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Larry Wankel has been a band teacher since 1977 and Perham High School’s band teacher since 1986.

The school’s spring band concert held Friday, May 10, marked his retirement from teaching after 27 years.


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