User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


74° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Faulkton Voters Approve Opt Out

March 19, 2014, 5:18 AM by Erich Schaffhauser

Faulkton Voters Approve Opt Out
FAULKTON, SD -

Voters have agreed to give the Faulkton School District more money.

Faulkton's Superintendent says a funding increase approved by state lawmakers this legislative session will send close to $50,000 to his district. But the school needs more.

So, voters approved an opt out worth up to $450,000 a year for five years.

Voters say they had a lot to think about when making a decision.

"Well, my biggest thing was if the money was going to a good cause and if they made the best out of the money they've had in the past,” voter David Speck said.

"Well, the kids are the future of our town, our state, our nation and we have to do what we need to do to have a good education for our children,” voter Charlotte Melius said.

60 percent of the voters approved the opt out. 40 percent voted against it.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





RELATED STORIES


 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

SF Drug Ring Involved 220 lbs. Of Marijuana

8/27/2014 5:48 PM

Her boyfriend was killed during a botched robbery in December in northwest Sioux Falls. Faith Rasmussen and her mother, Theresa, have now pleaded guil...

Full Story | Watch
SF Mother, Daughter Admit To Large Drug Conspiracy

8/27/2014 10:54 AM

Faith Rasmussen, 21, and her 55-year-old mother Theresa Rasmussen admit they were bringing marijuana from California to South Dakota and distributing ...

Full Story
Lead Woman Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With Child

8/30/2014 11:39 AM

A Lead woman has pleaded guilty to having sex with a 12-year-old boy.

Full Story
Speeding Suspect Arrested For Auto Theft, Other Charges

8/27/2014 10:05 PM

Sioux Falls Police have a man in custody after a driver attempted to elude authorities during a traffic stop.

Full Story
Iowa Woman Died In Two-Vehicle Crash

9/1/2014 10:56 AM

Authorities in Iowa have released the name of a woman who died in a crash Friday night.

Full Story


Events