Polls open today for referendum votes in Little Falls and Staples Motley school districts

Two school districts in the Morrison County Record’s readership area will be asking its residents to vote “Yes” on today’s ballot to renew referendum levies — Little Falls and Staples Motley.

In Little Falls, one question will be on the ballot. The district is asking for a renewal of the 2004 referendum authority, payable beginning in 2015, to maintain the operations it has offered for the past nine years.

Residents of the Little Falls School District and living on the east side of the city will vote at the Little Falls Community Middle School. Residents on the west side of the city will vote at Lincoln Elementary School and those residing in Randall will vote at Dr. S.G. Knight Elementary School, from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.

For residents living in the city of Staples and surrounding townships and towns in both Todd County and Wadena counties, voting will take place at the Staples Motley High School in Staples, noon to 8 p.m.

For residents in the city of Motley and the surrounding townships in Cass and Morrison counties, voting will take place at the Motley Elementary and Middle School, from noon to 8 p.m.