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Fergus Falls referendum fails

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FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Voters here Tuesday rejected a $5.5 million athletic facilities plan.

In complete but unofficial results, the referendum failed with 55 percent, or 2,107 voting “no.”


Forty-five percent, or 1,700, voted for the plan.

A simple majority was needed for the referendum to pass.

Superintendent Jerry Ness said the district could not return to voters in 2013.

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