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Voters approve Brandon-Evansville school district merger

On Tuesday, voters approved the consolidation of the Brandon and Evansville school districts by a vote of 575 for the merger and 169 against it.

Here's the vote totals by district:

--Brandon voters: 243 votes for consolidation, 146 votes against.

--Evansville voters: 332 votes for consolidation, 23 against.

The merger will officially be effective July 1, 2013.

Amy Chaffins

Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota.

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