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Picketing in favor of a "yes" vote for the Perham-Dent school levy was a common sight during the week prior to election day. Here, "Together for Kids" supporters campaigned on Halloween night--complete with costumes.

School levy defeated by 2-1 vote margin

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The hopes of hundreds of hard-working Perham-Dent school activists began to dim by 9 p.m. election day.

From pickets to phone campaigns to ads to door knocking, the Together for Kids group was a crack team over the past three weeks. The "vote yes" message was everywhere, and hopes were high that the levy referendum would restore financial stability to the Perham-Dent school system.


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