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SCHOOL REFERENDUM: $29M Bonds Approved

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Unofficial results from Indianola show two school bond referendums both passed Tuesday night.

The first measure was for a 23-million dollar bond to make upgrades at Emerson, Irving, Whittier elementary schools and the Indianola High School.

Unofficial results show 74-percent of voters approved it.

The second measure was for a six-million dollar bond to complete an athletic complex at the middle school.

Unofficial results show it narrowly passed with 63.6 percent of voters approving it.

Each measure needed 60-percent approval to pass.

“We are very excited to move forward with these much-needed and outstanding improvements for our school district,” Indianola community schools superintendent, Dr. Mike Teigland said in a release. “This is a great day for Indianola students, parents and families. We look forward to the exciting new changes to our buildings and our athletic programs. This is progress.”