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By Liz Verley, Staff Writer The Swanville School Board is asking district voters to support a referendum for an additional $361.57 per pupil unit or $123,000 additional operating money for the next 10 years. The $361.57 amount is in addition to the present $398 levy. An operating referendum is an election ballot question that allows school [...]

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By Lorae Vardas, Correspondent The stage is set for a $4.75 million bond referendum in the Pierz School District. With the money, school officials propose to make $5.3 million in school facility improvements without raising property taxes. To do it, the Board is asking voters to renew a voter approved local levy option that expires in [...]

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Residents can have their say at truth in taxation meetings By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Between now and the end of December, cities, school districts and the county will hold public hearings known as Truth in Taxation meetings. While many cities, school districts and townships kept 2014 preliminary property tax levies the same or lower than [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Little Falls School Board voted Monday to extend the district’s operating levy by putting a referendum to a vote by the people in the district. It will be on the November ballot. The approved resolution stated it is necessary and expedient for the district to renew the existing referendum revenue [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   The Royalton School Board passsed a resolution Monday, declaring its intent to hold a referendum election in 2013. “We don’t know for sure if we will have a referendum,” said Supt. Jon Ellerbusch, “but initial steps must be taken in case we do that.” The Board does not yet [...]

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