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School board, levy elections are Tuesday

From staff reports

Voters in 21 school districts in the region will vote Tuesday for members of school boards, levy overrides, bond issues for expanding and improving buildings or a combination of issues.

The districts are:

Austin has six people running for three open board positions.

Blooming Prairie has five people seeking to fill four board seats.

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Cannon Falls has three seats open and six people seeking to fill them; one incumbent has a write-in campaign.

Chosen Valley (Chatfield) has five candidates running for three four-year terms and two seeking a two-year term.

Fillmore Central is seeking a $475 per pupil unit levy override for 10 years.

Goodhue has four seeking three board seats.

Kasson-Mantorville is seeking a $350 per pupil unit levy override for 10 years, as well as eight running for four board seats.

Kingsland is seeking $16 million for consolidating classes in two buildings instead of the present three. Four candidates are running for three board positions.

La Crescent has five candidates for three positions.

Lanesboro has three candidates for three board seats.

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LeRoy-Ostrander has eight candidates for four seats.

Lewiston-Altura is seeking a $315 per pupil levy override and has four candidates for three seats.

Lyle has five candidates for three board seats.

Mabel-Canton is seeking to replace a $507.96 per pupil unit levy override with a $1,207.96 override for six years.

Pine Island has three candidates for three, four-year terms and one for a two-year term.

Red Wing has six candidates for three board seats.

Spring Grove is seeking revocation of the existing $837.86 per pupil levy and replace it with one for $1,388 for 10 years.

Triton is asking for approval for $14 million to consolidate facilities. Six candidates have filed for four seats.

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Wabasha-Kellogg is seeking a $989 per pupil unit levy override for 10 years.

Winona has three ballot issues: replace a $484.37 per pupil unit levy override with open for $1550 for six years; a $25 million bond for improving school facilities; and a bond for $4.5 million to upgrade software and computers.

Zumbrota-Mazeppa is seeking a $390.15 levy override for one year and $100 more for the next three years.

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