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DL Schools to hike levy 8.7 percent

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With the preliminary property tax levy for most school districts in Minnesota expected to increase by an average of 12 percent, the 8.7 percent hike approved by the Detroit Lakes School Board on Tuesday didn't seem like such a bitter pill to swallow as it might have been.

"The good news is we'll have an increase that's under double digits -- that's a positive," said Richard Lundeen, the district's business manager.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454
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