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September 18, 2017
More talking, listening urged in B-E plans
The messages from both the yes and no voters were loud and clear at the Brandon-Evansville School Board meeting Monday night. Those who voted...
September 18, 2017 - 10:57pm
September 13, 2017
Commentary: A proud 'yes' voter for B-E school
By Janice Campbell, Brandon Although the B-E district referendum did not pass on the first try, I was/am a proud "yes" voter. I was not voting against anyone. On the contrary, I was voting FOR the kids, staff, families and communities that make up district 2908. It has been clear...
September 13, 2017 - 4:06pm
September 6, 2017
B-E board will rethink school plans
Although the official agenda has not been set for the Sept. 18 Brandon-Evansville School Board meeting, at least one of the discussion items will be how the district will proceed after last Wednesday's failed referendum. Had the $38.75 million bond referendum passed, the school district...
September 6, 2017 - 8:59pm
August 30, 2017
Updated: Brandon-Evansville school referendum fails
There will not be a new school built in the Brandon-Evansville School District. Wednesday’s referendum vote was defeated by a vote of 1,169...
August 30, 2017 - 9:13pm
Decision day comes for B-E school
The time has come — voters in the Brandon-Evansville School District should be casting their ballots Wednesday, Aug. 30, on the $38.75...
August 30, 2017 - 5:22am
August 25, 2017
Outsiders weigh in on B-E school vote
If you Google the names Warren Schmidt and Paul Dorr, you will find plenty of positive and negative. These two men have been involved in highly...
August 25, 2017 - 7:43am
B-E district: Refunds could blunt referendum cost
The Brandon-Evansville School District is informing district residents they could qualify for special tax refunds or tax deferrals if the proposed school referendum passes next week. Voters will be heading to the polls next Wednesday, Aug. 30, to vote yes or no on a $38.75 million...
August 25, 2017 - 6:41am
August 23, 2017
Letter: Where is real need for new school?
To the editor: Regarding the referendum vote for the Brandon-Evansville School. Let's say you're a typical hard-working parent. You don't have much, but what you do have is yours. You live paycheck to paycheck, yet you continue to push forward. You know you're not alone in this, but...
August 23, 2017 - 6:43pm
August 17, 2017
Absentee ballots available for B-E school vote
Voters in the Brandon-Evansville School District unable to cast their ballot in person the day of the special election can still vote early...
August 17, 2017 - 11:00am
July 12, 2017
Commentary: A response to B-E student's commentary
By Deb Berry, Evansville, MN In response to Amara Henneman's commentary in the Wed. July 5, Echo Press: Thanks for being a student who speaks out for what she believes, Amara. I appreciate all the thoughts you have shared and from the little I've interacted with you, I know you are...
July 12, 2017 - 4:37pm
June 2, 2017
Ag tax change impacts B-E school project
Gov. Mark Dayton signed a tax bill Tuesday that will impact Brandon-Evansville's proposed referendum to build a new K-12 school. The law contains a new 40 percent tax credit to help farmers pay for the portion of their property taxes coming from a new or existing school capital improvement...
June 2, 2017 - 9:40am
March 15, 2017
EDITORIAL: Fix school funding with ag credit
Are owners of agricultural land being asked to shoulder an unfair portion of the taxes to pay for school building projects? In some cases, yes — and that's why so many school capital referendums are defeated in Greater Minnesota. Not because they're not needed but because it's...
March 15, 2017 - 6:00am
November 3, 2015
Brandon-Evansville residents voting on school referendum today
The Brandon-Evansville School District is holding a special election today, Tuesday, November 3 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters will decide whether the district should renew its existing property tax referendum authorization of $605.13 per pupil, which is scheduled to expire next...
November 3, 2015 - 8:56am