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by Gabby Landsverk, Staff Writer Driving down Highway 10 through Royalton, people can see the lights from a mile away. That may be an exaggeration, but only a little; the home of Andy and Kayla Dancer, Royalton, is one of only a few with Christmas lights this year, and it is by far the most elabora...Read More
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Swanville School weighs options for reintroducing failed funding measure By Gabby Landsverk, Staff Writer  Since the Nov. 4 General Election failed to pass a referendum for additional funding,  Swanville School Board has struggled for ways to fulfill the district’s budget needs and manage Statu...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Motley City Council voted to increase the budget for 2015 by 4.8 percent ($2.025 million) over the 2014 budget ($1.933 million). There was no discussion concerning the budget at Tuesday’s meeting. Residents of Motley will be levied $336,131. That amount includes: ...Read More
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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Bolton and Menk Inc, consulting Engineers and Surveyors in Baxter, had its seventh payment of $230,302.44 approved by the Motley City Council Tuesday. The payment is for the  new Motley Water Treatment Facility being erected just north of the Motley United Methodist Chu...Read More
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Mike Malmberg is happy to be back in a smaller district By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Pillager School staff have said their good-byes to Chuck Arns and are welcoming Mike Malmberg as the district’s new superintendent. This is his first job in such a position, but he has the background to step into ...Read More
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City administrator suggests grant to ease higher property taxes for newly annexed residents By Gabby Landsverk,  Staff Writer The 2015 city budget and house and redevelopment  authority levy was adopted at Monday’s City Council meeting, but not before a public hearing addressed concerns from re...Read More
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