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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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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. ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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.  ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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, ... Read More »

Kansas Board of Regents Say Tax

The higher education system in Kansas has lost $103-million in the current school year which does not end until June 30th. Two members of the Kansas Board of Regents – Dan Lykins and Gary Sherrer, said yesterday that the state needs to consider raising new tax revenues because of its budget problems. The Board of Regents met yesterday with Governor ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Minutes

The Marysville city council met Monday, approving the budget as proposed, for $9.2 million. The 71.682 levy is down slightly, 1.516 mills from the 2009 budget. The city inspector and public works administrator were asked to prioritize roofing repair on city owned buildings damaged by the summer hailstorm. The city received nearly $5,000 in insurance proceeds from Simmons Auditorium, which ... Read More »

Senator Lee Comments On State Budget

Last week was the last week of the regular session of the Kansas Legislature. After a three week break, legislators will return to Topeka for the wrap-up session which is expected to end sometime in mid-May. This past week the Senate and the House gave final approval to the fiscal year 2010 budget bill. 36th District State Senator Janis Lee ... Read More »