The Pillager School District is asking for about $13.5 million to construct a se

Pillager referendum session turnout fills gym


PILLAGER — About 120 people arrived on a cold Thursday night to hear more about a proposed Pillager School District building project. 

The Pillager School District is asking for about $13.5 million to construct a secondary addition. A mid-May vote is planned, but a specific date has not yet been set. 

“We’re up here because we are full,” said Chuck Arns, Pillager School superintendent, adding 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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