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Henning, Pelican Rapids pass school operating levies; Battle Lake voters say 'no'

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Henning, Pelican Rapids pass school operating levies; Battle Lake voters say 'no'
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Pelican Rapids residents passed an operating levy for the school district with 54 percent of the votes. The levy will bring in around $600 per student in general operation funds for the school.

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The Henning School District also passed its levy, with 74 percent of residents voting in favor of the move. The levy is set at roughly $1,020 per student.

Battle Lake residents voted down a proposed operating levy for the district, which would have generated roughly $975 per student. The district, which has no operating levy in place, hoped to capture the majority, but fell short with only 45 percent of residents casting 'yes' votes.

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