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2008-09-14 21:00:16

By BONNIE TAYLOR By BONNIE TAYLOR Record Correspondent HILLSDALE DISTRICT -- The Hillsdale school board approved annual appropriations of nearly $12.7 million for the fiscal year from July 1 to June 30, 2009, up from $12.1 million a year ago. General fund appropriations were about $9.7 million compared to slightly more than $9.2 million last year. The permanent improvement fund was appropriated at $176,700 up nearly $4,000. The board also passed a resolution of acceptance into the...

2008-06-27 21:02:27

By BONNIE TAYLOR By BONNIE TAYLOR Record Correspondent HILLSDALE DISTRICT -- Residents can prepare for a property tax hike if the board decides to pursue a 28-year bond issue to build a K-12 school under a Ohio School Facilities Commission plan. The most likely scenario would be to ask for an 8.35-mill increase, which is about $253 annually on a $100,000 home. Superintendent Joel Roscoe said new operating money to run the school would be needed. The life expectancy of the building...

2005-11-11 13:17:12

DETROIT (Reuters) - The teen who grabbed the national spotlight this week by becoming mayor-elect of Hillsdale, Michigan, after a write-in campaign didn't win by much. Michael Sessions, an 18-year-old student at Hillsdale High School, won by a mere two votes over 51-year-old incumbent Douglas Ingles, instead of the 64-vote victory initially reported. Hillsdale County officials declared the final tally of 670 to 668 on Thursday. Sessions waged a write-in campaign for election because...

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