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Barnes Hanover Linn School Board Minutes

UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT 223 BARNES-HANOVER-LINN Regular Board Meeting, August 8, 2011 7:00 P.M. District Office, Barnes, Kansas These Minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board PRESENT: Sara Beikman Daryl Bott Dianna Gugenhan Jim Kruse Larry Nicholson Steve Ohlde Marge Schlabach ADMINISTRATION: Rick Simoncic, Superintendent, Mike Savage, Linn Principal, Larry Geist, Hanover Principal CLERK: Becky Bruna, Clerk PATRONS: Donna Kruse, ... Read More »

USD #364 Board of Education minutes 7/13/11

MARYSVILLE USD #364 Regular Board Meeting Highlights July 13, 2011 • Elected Kevin Samuelson as President of the Board of Education for 2011-12. • Elected Sandy Wilson as Vice-President of the Board for 2011-12. • Appointed Lucy West as Clerk of the Board, Cathy Yager as Deputy Clerk, and Jody Bruna as Treasurer. • Appointed the law firm of Bolton ... Read More »

Board of Regents Raise Tuition Fees

It’s official – the Kansas Board of Regents approved new rates yesterday that will increase tuition costs for university students next fall. The new rates will create about $26-million in additional revenue for the 6-state universities – Kansas, Kansas State, Wichita State, Pittsburg State, Emporia State and Fort Hays. The new rate increases also mean the schools will receive more ... Read More »

New 911-Emergency System Bill Signed into Law

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed Senate Bill-50 into law Wednesday – it will be a law Brownback says that will make it possible for emergency responders to invest in the technology they need to respond. The new law specifically addresses the state’s emergency 911-system and applies to all modes of service, including telephone, cell phones, voice over Internet Protocol, prepaid wireless ... Read More »

Increase in Tuition Recommended

The state’s institutions of higher learning are likely to become institutions of higher tuition when students return this fall. Most students at the state universities will probably pay higher tuition next fall – that is based on proposals made public yesterday from the state’s 6-public universities and the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. The universities say the ... Read More »

2.146 Million Dollar Re-surfacing Project Begins

On Monday, a 2.146 million dollar resurfacing project began on a 28-mile stretch of K-99 from the north city limits of Frankfort to the Kansas/Nebraska state line and on K-9 from the K-88 junction to the K-99 junction north of Frankfort in Marshall County. Resurfacing work will take place daily, Monday through Saturday, during daylight hours. Flaggers will coordinate with ... Read More »

Re-surfacing Work Begins on Highway 99

On Monday, a 2.146 million dollar resurfacing project began on a 28-mile stretch of K-99 from the north city limits of Frankfort to the Kansas/Nebraska state line and on K-9 from the K-88 junction to the K-99 junction north of Frankfort in Marshall County. Resurfacing work will take place daily, Monday through Saturday, during daylight hours. Flaggers will coordinate with ... Read More »

Beatrice Man Arrested for Fleeing from Police – Again.

Brian Daubendiek, 24, was arrested Sunday for operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest and obstructing a police officer. According to court documents a Nebraska State Trooper observed a white pickup speeding near the junction of First Road and Hickory Road north of Beatrice March 18 at about 1:26 a.m. The pickup refused to stop and was finally abandoned by ... Read More »

Representative Sharon Schwartz’s Newletter

March 28, 2011 2011 Legislative Update – #11 Dear Friends, With the deadline for the full House to debate bills last Wednesday, floor action by the House reached a peak this week with the House spending long hours considering and passing over fifty bills. When the Legislature convenes, it will be the seventieth day of the session which is limited ... Read More »

Kansas Government Adds 16,000 Jobs in One Year

The Kansas Department of Labor reported Kansas Government agencies employed 16-thousand more people in February 2011 than in February 2010.  The revelation was made in February’s Unemployment report. Nemaha County had the lowest unemployment rate in the state of Kansas at 4.3 percent during the month of February. Marshall County’s unemployment rate remained 5.5 percent. Washington County was 5.2 percent ... Read More »