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School Board President Jamie Johnson presented Hudson High School Principal Peg Shoemaker with a certificate of recognition for the participation and achievement of students in advanced placement courses. Wisconsin CESAs named HHS a Level II Advanced Placement Pacesetter School for the 2012-13 school year. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Meg Heaton)

School board votes to refinance district debt, saving $500,000

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The Hudson Board of Education voted June 10 to take advantage of record low interest rates to refinance district debt one more time.

On the advice of Robert W. Baird & Co., members voted unanimously to refinancing $6.2 million in general obligation bonds. The current interest rate of 3.8 percent would drop to 1.57 percent for a savings of more than $500,000 to district taxpayers.


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Meg Heaton
Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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