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The Pillager School District is seeking to pass a bond referendum of about $13.5

Pillager voters face May decision


PILLAGER - With a growing enrollment, the Pillager School District is taking the question of whether to expand to about 2,800 voters in May.

The school district released its plans in a newsletter to residents this week. The district is asking for about $13.5 million to construct a secondary addition. Chuck Arns, Pillager School superintendent, said the referendum is driven by a growing school that is out of space for students.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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