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Voters approve local sales taxes in Cloquet, Moose Lake

November 8, 2012 in Pine Journal

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Voters say ‘Yes’ to schools in Esko, Barnum and Wrenshall

November 8, 2012 in Pine Journal

School District referendums passed in Esko, Barnum and Wrenshall, although a second ballot question failed in Wrenshall by some 50 votes. Continue Reading

Athletic upgrades, operating funds on the line for Esko

November 5, 2012 in Pine Journal

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CAVALIER, N.D.: Community considers next move after defeating school referendum

October 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A day after a Cavalier, N.D., school improvements’ vote went down in flames Tuesday, even opponents were saying something needs to be done about facilities. Continue Reading

THEIR OPINION: Vikings stadium fate should be decide by elected officials, not referendums

September 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

“You could make a long list of important civic projects that never would have happened if they had been the subject of a referendum. And public funding for a new Vikings stadium would likely fail a popularity contest even if the moving vans were packed up and ready to roll at Winter Park,” the editorial reads. “But that would be a mistake.” Continue Reading

THEIR OPINION: Vikings stadium fate should be decide by elected officials, not referendums

September 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

“You could make a long list of important civic projects that never would have happened if they had been the subject of a referendum. And public funding for a new Vikings stadium would likely fail a popularity contest even if the moving vans were packed up and ready to roll at Winter Park,” the editorial reads. “But that would be a mistake.” Continue Reading

For second time, voters reject Central Cass school addition

September 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Voters on Thursday defeated a proposal to build a $4.8 million addition to the K-12 school in southeastern North Dakota. Continue Reading

MCC, RRC, Ellsworth pass referendums

November 3, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Voters approved referendums Tuesday in all three southwest Minnesota school districts that sought funding, though one district Red Rock Central passed its referendum by a more narrow margin than the others. Continue Reading

Area School Elections: Some yes, some no on referendums

November 3, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota school district voters went to the polls Tuesday to vote on referendums to shore up school budgets and to elect school board members.
About half the 76 Minnesota school districts that had referendums on the ballots to raise property taxes were approved, state officials said.
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Ellsworth passes referendum; MCC and RRC unknown

November 2, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Voters in the Ellsworth school district approved a referendum in their district, but the fate of two other district referendums was still uncertain as of 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. Continue Reading