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Ironwood board hears fund balance growing, passes budget


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IRONWOOD — The numbers may not be where the district wants them to be, but they are trending in the right direction. That’s the message the Ironwood Area Schools’ board of education heard Monday regarding the district’s fund balance as the board approved the final round of budget amendments for the current fiscal year and passed next year’s budget.

Although the exact numbers won’t be finalized until the annual audit is complete, Superintendent Travis Powell said the district’s fund balance grew from $96,110 to approximately $316,3...