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Area schools to vote on bond issues

November 14, 2013

Minot isn’t the only school district scheduled to hold a bond issue in coming weeks. Kenmare voters will go to the polls on Nov....

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takkak

Nov-16-13 9:34 PM

Got another mailing about the vote today. Each one reminds me why I am voting NO; so they are serving a purpose.

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disgusted

Nov-15-13 12:59 AM

When Laura something, a school board member, said we need to pass it because a 10 year old boy reported that he does not attend Washington, but a portable and then said if it fails they will need to do some redistricting next year; it seems to me that between those statements and Vollmer's 'we won't spend it if we don't need it' we need to send a strong message of "NO, you need to go back to the drawing board."

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takkak

Nov-14-13 11:06 AM

Full PR campaign in effect, including mailings, pages in kids folders, on report cards and weekly articles. I'm voting No. This town would have a 10% sales tax if they could. Keep it local, while state hordes

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73Hockey

Nov-14-13 9:28 AM

Tally all of these school bond issues and it could be paid for within a few months with State oil royalties. Not saying the schools don't need improvments and they are all great ideas but State oil money needs to pay for this.

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Villiayth

Nov-14-13 2:13 AM

I am so tired of hearing about the bond issue. Apparently the schools have been busy brainwashing their students over the bond as well. My nine year old came home from school and was told that if the bond issue passes, they will get a bigger playground. My high school aged son is constantly told at school to make sure to go home and tell your parents to vote for the bond. Seriously? Can the citizens of Minot not make up their own mind without the school system brainwashing our children over it? Even if I was not already voting no on the issue, I would definitely being voting no now because it's being pushed down our children's throats.

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