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Z-M regroups after operating levy increase fails

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Zumbrota-Mazeppa School District will "go back to the drawing board" after its operating levy increase failed Tuesday night, Supt. Tony Simons said.


"We're disappointed, obviously," Simons said. "When you run those things, you like them to pass."

The school asked voters to increase its current $950 per pupil operating levy by $350 per pupil for the next five years. The increase would have brought in about $440,000 a year, Simons said.

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Sarah Gorvin
Sarah Gorvin has been with the Republican Eagle for two years and covers education, business and crime and courts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010 with a  journalism degree.