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Ironwood Schools pushes $16 million bond for new addition


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IRONWOOD — Members of the Board of Education for the Ironwood Area Schools District voted on Monday evening to approve a resolution to apply for a preliminary qualification of bonds.

Superintendent Travis Powell said the ultimate aim is for a May 2 ballot asking Ironwood citizens to approve a $16 million bond that would require a 1.45 millage increase in order to fund the construction of a school addition to the existing Luther L. Wright K-12 School.

Monday’s vote was unanimous, with all members present, regarding the application to the Michigan Departme...