Sheriff’s office investigating Lyle Public School incident

Published 8:12 pm Thursday, December 15, 2011

The Mower County Sheriff’s department is investigating a situation that happened Thursday involving a Lyle Public School employee.

It is not clear what the situation in Lyle is, although Lyle Superintendent Jim Dusso said the school did not go into lockdown and students were never in danger.

The district is expected to issue a public statement Friday.

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The Lyle Public School Board and specifically Dusso are under fire as many residents have taken issue with Dusso’s leadership since he was appointed superintendent in May. Other residents are frustrated with the public’s reaction to the school district and support Lyle’s board and administration.