'Kids Are Our Future': Communities Prepare To Vote On School Referendums On Election DayTuesday is election day and school funding will be on the ballot in many communities around the state.
Voters In Edina, Shakopee Approve Million Dollar Changes To School DistrictsSome big changes are on the way for Edina Public Schools after voters approved plans for district wide improvements. Voters in Edina passed a nearly $125 million bonding measure to upgrade schools Tuesday evening.
Wayzata To Vote On School District UpgradesVoters in Wayzata, Minn. are going to the polls Tuesday to deciding if they should expand the high school, build an elementary school and upgrade safety, security and technology districtwide. The district believes a bigger high school is needed because so many people have moved to the Wayzata area.
In Wake Of Conn. Shooting, Minn. Schools To Hold Safety ReferendumMost Minnesota schools will welcome students back on Tuesday, and keeping kids safe while they're there is a top priority. After a gunman stormed an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., and killed 26 people, some Minnesota schools made changes. This fall, at least five school districts in our state will vote on safety referendums.
Mpls Council Opposes Stadium Deal Without Referendum There was strong opposition to a Vikings stadium Thursday in a place the Vikings can least afford it. The Minneapolis City Council is opposing a stadium deal without a public referendum.
Gov. Dayton Balks At New Taxes To Fund Vikings StadiumGov. Mark Datyon and legislative leaders said there is no support for a sales tax increase to fund the stadium unless voters have their say in a referendum.
Referendum Talk For Vikings Stadium Heats UpOne of the hot topics at the Minnesota State Fair and all over the state is the future of the Vikings and where they will play after this season.
Commissioners Want Referendum On Stadium TaxThe Ramsey County Charter Commission is on record opposing any attempt to circumvent the referendum process and legislatively impose a countywide 0.5 percent sales tax to raise money for a new Minnesota Vikings Stadium in Arden Hills.