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Split Board sends building referendum to Somerset voters

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The vote by the Somerset Board of Education on whether to propose a building referendum boiled into a discussion on whether the Board should be considering the short-term or long-term needs of the School District.


After a considerable amount of wrangling on the discussion, the Board decided, on a 4-2 vote, to send a $35.4 million referendum to the voters of Somerset for the April 1 election.

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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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