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Willmar school levy fails


WILLMAR -- Voters in the Willmar School District have turned back an operating levy that would have raised an additional $1.8 million a year for the next 10 years.

The voters refused to revoke a $498.49 levy per pupil unit and replace it with an $898.49 levy.

The vote was 4,627 no to 4,411 yes.

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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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