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District 518 voters say yes to referendum

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — As election night drew to a close Tuesday, District 518 had reason to celebrate. 

In contrast to the 2013 defeat of school referendums, a majority of Nobles County voting in favor of a new operating levy. In the school board r…continue reading on dglobe.com

Letter: ‘Yes’ vote will benefit community

October 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

There are many things wrong with the world today. Contributing your hard-earned money to educate children in our community is not one of them.
Please, please support the operating levy referendum by voting YES.
Sue Hagen
Worthington…continue reading on dglobe.com

Letter: ‘Yes’ vote will benefit community

October 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

There are many things wrong with the world today. Contributing your hard-earned money to educate children in our community is not one of them.
Please, please support the operating levy referendum by voting YES.
Sue Hagen
Worthington…continue reading on dglobe.com

Tax hike limit 7.6 percent

September 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved a not-to-exceed 7.6 percent levy increase — for a total proposed payable levy of $12,277,268 — for 2015, with the caveat that they will continue to work on crunching the numbers befo…continue reading on dglobe.com

Sibley-Ocheyedan School Board meets

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIBLEY, Iowa — The Sibley-Ocheyedan School Board addressed two hot-button issues at Monday night’s meeting.

Opening the meeting was a public hearing to raise the instructional support levy from 7 percent to 10 percent. The board also discussed…continue reading on dglobe.com

Task force on property tax reform digs into local levies

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Meeting for the first time Friday, members of Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s newly formed Task Force on Property Tax Reform wasted little time before digging into the state’s plethora of local property taxes, trying to separate them into grou…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Task force on property tax reform digs into local levies

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Meeting for the first time Friday, members of Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s newly formed Task Force on Property Tax Reform wasted little time before digging into the state’s plethora of local property taxes, trying to separate them into grou…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

School districts mull levies

October 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Erin Trester, Daily Globe

WINDOM — Worthington’s District 518 schools are not alone in southwest Minnesota in seeking a new operating levy referendum this fall.

Voters in both the Windom and Ellsworth school districts will go to the poll…continue reading on dglobe.com

Dickinson Park Board lowers tax levy

September 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

As part of the 2014 Dickinson Parks and Recreation budget, the city’s Park Board on Friday voted to do something unusual. Continue Reading

Nobles County sets 5.69 percent not-to-exceed levy

September 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners set the 2014 not-to-exceed levy at 5.69 percent during a special afternoon board meeting Tuesday. They have until December to lower the levy if they choose, but can’t levy more than the amount now set.A 5.69…continue reading on dglobe.com