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WORTHINGTON -- Item by item, and on a show of hands, the District 518 Board of Education reduced the 2006-2007 budget by $526,333 Tuesday night.


Working from a list compiled by the administration, the board went beyond the recommended $498,000 with the stated hope that an influx of funds next year will save the difficult process from being repeated for 2007-2008.

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Doug Wolter
Doug Wolter is the Daily Globe sports editor. He served as sports reporter, then sports editor, news editor and finally managing editor at the Daily Globe for 22 years before leaving for seven years to work as night news editor at the Mankato Free Press in Mankato. Doug now lives in Worthington with his wife, Sandy. They have three children and six grandchildren. Doug, retired after a lengthy career in fast-pitch softball, enjoys reading, strumming his acoustic guitar and hanging around his grandchildren. He self-publishes short stories in his spare time. One of his stories, "The Genuine One," is being distributed by a national publisher.
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