Education
Terry Lind tabbed as vice chair, official action expected Jan. 13 After a secret ballot vote, Lakeville Area School Board Member Michelle Volk received the most votes for 2015 board chair during a Dec. 15 special meeting. Terry Lind received the most votes for vice chair; Board Member Bob Erickson w...Read More
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With the click of a button, the cat on Greenleaf Elementary fifth-grader Jozef Huber’s computer monitor changes colors. One more click, and the cartoon animal struts across the screen from left to right. Controlling the cat is no sweat when you understand the basic computing principles behind it, ...Read More
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Most of the increase comes from OPEB funding Farmington approved an unpopular tax levy during Monday’s meeting after nearly every board member said they struggled with the decision and were sick about raising taxes. The board approved a 5.3 percent increase in the district’s portion of the prope...Read More
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Volk asks for closer review of staff credit card usage Changes are coming for Lakeville schools regarding how extracurricular student activity funds are managed after a routine external audit found a lack of internal control over cash receipts. The $37,500 audit, conducted by Malloy, Montague, Karno...Read More
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Decision regarding new District 194 board chairperson expected Monday Lakeville Area School Board members are set to consider raising their salaries $75 per month, which would increase the district’s budget by $5,400 for the year. The board’s annual salary has remained at $5,850 per member for t...Read More
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Indicates spending priorities: staff, technology After a special meeting indicating spending priorities, the Lakeville Area School Board unanimously passed a $37.8 million 2015 levy that represents a 5.8 percent increase over 2014. The levy is $200,000 less than the $38 million maximum levy amount p...Read More
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