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John Reger was awarded a special plaque for working for 50 years as a bus driver for New York Mills schools. The plaque now hangs in his home office north of NY Mills. Connie Vandermay/FOCUS

The wheels on his bus have gone 'round for 50 years

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John Reger has been awarded a special plaque for his 50 years of service to the New York Mills School District.

Teachers and staff presented the long-time bus driver with the award during a recent staff recognition day, giving him a standing ovation.


"I have a great supervisor," Reger told the teachers, referring to Bob Theisen, who has been Reger's supervisor for the last 25 years.

In a follow-up interview, Reger shared some of his memories of driving bus.

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