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Joe and Patty Schachtner, with architect John Huenink, look at a drawing of the proposed additions to the Somerset High School building following the Jan. 14 special school board meeting when the plan for a $7.95 million referendum was approved.

Somerset referendum seeks $7.95 million

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A $7.95 million referendum has been approved by the Somerset Board of Education, with most of those funds targeted toward three expansions of the current Somerset High School building.


The referendum will be part of the April 2 general election ballot.

This is the school board's answer to requests from the community to explore all the possibilities of adding onto the current buildings instead of asking to build another new structure.

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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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