Edwardsburg Public Schools $59.6M bond proposal fails

Aug. 3—EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — School officials at Edwardsburg Public Schools are back to the drawing board after district voters narrowly turned down the option to approve a $59.62 million bond.

The unofficial count from Tuesday's election show that 1,486 (or 53%) voted against the district's proposal while 1,324 (or 47%) voted in favor of the measure that would have raised taxes 2.5 mills above the current 3.4 mill tax rate.