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Southern Wymore School District loses $665,000

Southern Wymore School District’s First year Superintendent Less Hall is beginning his tenure at Southern with the task of finding $665,000 to cut from the district’s budget.  The original goal was to find the money without cutting staff positions.  Now, the Southern Board of Education voted 5-1 Monday evening to place the burden of eliminating staff positions on Hall and ...

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Furlough Friday, This Friday

This Friday court rooms all across the State of Kansas will literally be shut down…No services will be available to the public. Because of the state budget crunch, it has been mandated by the State Supreme Court that Court Service Employees be placed on unpaid involuntary leave – or furloughed. This Friday, April 9th is the first of 4-Fridays in ...

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State Delays Public School Payments Again

It sounds very familiar… the State of Kansas has delayed some of its monthly aid payments to public schools. The delinquent March payment makes it the 6th consecutive month all or some of the state payment had been delayed. This time, about half the monthly payments due to the 293 public school districts in Kansas, have been postponed. This morning ...

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Kansas Highway Patrol Releases 2009 Annual Report

Colonel Terry Maple, Superintendent of the Kansas Highway Patrol, released the agency’s 2009 Annual Report today. The report includes statistical information, department descriptions, and highlights the agency’s activities during 2009. The Annual Report features the Patrol’s service to others including citizens in the state, travelers on the roads, and other organizations, both in the public and private sectors. Thank you notes received by the agency are ...

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Nemaha Valley School Board seeks meetings with B&B, Axtell, Bern, Summerfield School Districts

USD 442 Nemaha Valley Schools Regular Board of Education meeting March 8, 2010 By:  Colette Hermesch, Clerk  The Nemaha Valley school board met for the regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 8, 2010.  Approved on the Consent Agenda were the following items:  the February 8, 2010 minutes; semi-annual Site Council reports; approval of the 2010-11 calendar; acceptance of a public ...

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Marysville Board of Education approves summer Driver’s Education

MARYSVILLE USD #364 Regular Board Meeting Highlights March 8, 2010 · Received a letter announcing that Mary Kessinger-Wassom has been named the 2009 National Federation Coaches Association, Section 5 (Midwest) Girl’s Tennis Coach of the Year. · Accepted the following donations: o Received $20.00 from the Marysville Lions Club for Camp Invention. o Received $175.00 from Marysville Lodge No. 91. ...

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Marysville USD 364 Board Minutes

MARYSVILLE USD #364                                                 Regular Board Meeting Highlights                                                                February 8, 2010 Accepted the following donations: Received $500 from Rotary on May 12, 2009 which was not accepted by the board at that time. Received $1,500 from the Sons of the American Legion for Camp Invention. Received $100 from John and Laura McNish donated to the band department. Received $2,500 ...

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Marysville City Council discusses budget concerns

The Marysville City Council met in regular session Monday evening.  Included in city business was a report on sales tax earnings.  Sales tax collected for the month of January was $70,351, up slightly from January of 2009.  The council reviewed the budget status up to the current time and included a report by Rick Shain, City Administrator concerning financial issues.  ...

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KDOA Suspends Four HCBS-FE Waiver Services

(TOPEKA) The Kansas Department on Aging has announced the indefinite suspension of four services provided through the Home and Community-Based Services-Frail Elderly waiver program. Acting Secretary Martin Kennedy said the change was made as a result of cuts to the agency’s budget. Effective Jan. 1, 2010, the HCBS-FE waiver program will no longer pay for new recipients to receive assistive ...

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Cuts at State Ag Department

State budget cuts have forced Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Josh Svaty to temporarily suspend inspections in hotels across the State of Kansas. In a press conference yesterday Svaty said, the suspensions are a result of Governor Mark Parkinson’s cutting $303,000 from the Agriculture Department’s budget. The Agency licenses 825 hotels, motels, lodges and bed and breakfast locations in Kansas. Svaty, ...

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