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School district faces $900,000 deficit

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The Lake Superior School District school board held a special meeting before a full house on Tuesday to discuss looming budget cuts under consideration for next year.


Business manager Lance Takkunen started the meeting by telling the board that, based on projections, the district would have a $900,000 deficit next year. He went on to say that over 60 percent of the district's budget goes to salaries and benefits for staff.

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LaReesa Sandretsky
LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native that began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
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