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Park Rapids Area School District's 2009-10 General Fund revenue is mostly comprised of state funding. The state's budget woes leave school districts questioning how much funding they will receive in the future.

Park Rapids School District faces tight budget future

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The Park Rapids Area School District is looking at a tough few years with state funding questionable and the need to renew the referendum that passed in 2006.


School board members heard an overview of the 2009 payable 2010 budget, along with the 2010-11 proposed levy at a Truth In Taxation hearing Monday night.

Business manager Carol Hutchinson said the total proposed 2011 levy is $4,857,843, a 5.63 percent increase from the 2010 levy at $4,598,979.

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