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Kansas legislators agree on local elections compromise
May 12, 2015
Kansas legislators have agreed to move local elections to the fall in odd-numbered years.
Brownback makes appointments to commissions, boards
May 12, 2015
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has announced new appointments to four state boards and commissions.
THS softball gets back in win column
May 12, 2015
The Tonganoxie High softball team is back to its winning ways. THS swept Baldwin on Monday at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
O’Brien: Broken funding formula and necessary corrections
May 12, 2015
I would like to start by saying that I have supported increased education funding at every opportunity since I first was elected in 2008. Last April, I supported the bill that put an additional $126.2 million into schools statewide for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014.
Widespread rains boost Kansas crops
May 12, 2015
Widespread rains helped boost farm crops and replenish soil moisture across Kansas.
Tongnoxie USD 464 board cuts teacher position, freshman athletics events
May 12, 2015
The Tonganoxie School Board made its first rounds of budget cuts, including letting go of a music teacher and shrinking athletics offerings. The board approved, 6-0, not to renew the contract of middle school music instructor Kimberlynn Angelo.
Kansas House panel to consider consumption tax increases
May 12, 2015
A Kansas House panel is preparing to debate proposals to increase the state’s sales, gasoline and cigarette taxes.
Kansas House panel passes bill to end business tax break
May 12, 2015
Kansas would repeal tax break championed by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback under a bill that cleared a legislative committee Monday with bipartisan support, as members worked on a package of tax increases to erase a projected budget deficit.