Primary elections are just two weeks away.
The Shepherd school district has weathered a major storm and lost their superintendent within a month of the elections.
The district is seeking two bonds worth a total of about $12 million in the Sept. 10 primary election. A $7.95 million measure would fund improvements to the elementary school, while a $3.95 million proposal would pay for renovations in the high school.
This comes after a huge storm hit Yellowstone valley in mid-August, causing around $2 million in damage and repairs.
Former superintendent Scott Carter says the bond would be huge for the city of Shepherd.
“We drag food through the snow, we have a library in a 1950s building,” Carter said. "Where the damage done from the storm and the bond set on the ballot intersect is, do they put money back into that building? Do I fix up the library building that's condemned? Or do we wait to see what happens with the bond?”
Back in May, a $17 million plan to renovate Shepherd Public Schools was rejected by voters.