Voters pass referendum for Cochrane-Fountain City School District

BUFFALO COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) -- Voters in an area school district approve millions of dollars for improvements to facilities.

The referendum for the Cochrane-Fountain City School District passed with 584 "yes" votes to 334 "no" votes.

Officials say the referendum will provide the district with $7 million to improve facilities, including science rooms and tech ed.

School officials say the referendum is needed because of recent federal and state funding cuts.

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