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For districts whose levies failed to pass this week, the work has only just begun


Two area school districts whose operating levies failed Tuesday will be looking for ways to cut budgets and still maintain as much of their staff and programs as possible.

More than 70 percent of school operating levies were approved by their school districts' voters on Tuesday.

Levies in Lac qui Parle Valley, MACCRAY and Renville County West were approved. But it was a different story in Montevideo and Paynesville.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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