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La Crosse District one step from passing budget



One more step for the La Crosse School Board to pass its budget.

Last night, the board held a public hearing on the budget. No one from the public showed up but finance director Patricia Sprang said the tax levy rate would decrease by 1.1 percent to $11.40 per $1,000 of assessed value.

Sprang also said they are expecting a 2.8 percent decrease in state funding from last year.

Born in Decorah Iowa. I've been a news reporter for the last 10 years, starting right out of college in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Other professional opportunities led me to Marshalltown, Iowa and Antigo Wisconsin, before I finally was afforded the opportunity here in La Crosse. I've been here since 2016. I also act as the voice of local sports, doing play by play of high school and college football and basketball. When not working I enjoy golfing.

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