City voters to decide fate of library...

City voters to decide fate of library renovation

There are 5 comments on the Daily Globe story from Oct 31, 2007, titled City voters to decide fate of library renovation. In it, Daily Globe reports that:

“The people I talk to are unsure about it (the referendum)”

City voters are being asked whether the city should borrow $1.6 million for the renovation and expansion of the Ironwood Carnegie Library on the Nov. via Daily Globe

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Madison, WI

#1 Nov 8, 2007
Why would they want a library? People from Ironwood do not know how to read!

Kingsland, GA

#2 Dec 7, 2007
Bigums - you can barely string a semi-lucid sentence together...CHIMP!!
Stupid Yooper

Marengo, IL

#3 Dec 9, 2007
Yeah da hey we knows how to read der hey! I look at dirty mags at my hunting camp! Ya da der da eh!

Kingsland, GA

#4 Dec 17, 2007
WTF does "ya da der da eh" mean?
James Albert

Appleton, WI

#5 Dec 21, 2007
Bigums wrote:
Why would they want a library? People from Ironwood do not know how to read!
It's not a matter of being able to read. We have a very weak economy in Ironwood and a very low tax base. There are many elderly people living here and they simply cannot afford an increase in their taxes. The City's plans included a bond referendum that would have doubled the cost of the project, and there simply isn't a big enough tax base to warrant the cost. Most people up here would love to expand our library. However, our roads and infrastructure are a much bigger priority at this time!

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