Archive for Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Also from May 20

All stories

Kansas begins processing retroactive $600 unemployment payments; state receives early childhood education federal grant
May 20, 2020
The state of Kansas has started processing retroactive claims for an additional $600 in weekly unemployment insurance, Gov. Laura Kelly said Friday as the national unemployment rate surged to a level not seen since the Great Depression. Processing for those claims began Wednesday, Kelly said during a regularly scheduled COVID-19 press briefing. As the Journal-World previously reported, an error in the Kansas Department of Labor’s processing system resulted in several weeks where extra benefits claims were not being processed, until that problem was fixed in late April.
Crossing the finish line: Longtime Tonganoxie educator who also coached track, basketball, retires after 39 years in district
May 20, 2020
Chris Weller and a buddy at Solomon High School decided during their sophomore year that they wanted to go into education as industrial arts instructors. Both went to Fort Hays State University after SHS to major in education. That friend was Pete Meagher, who finished his teaching career in industrial arts at Salina Central High School a few years ago.
Tonganoxie Municipal Court moving meetings to former library
May 20, 2020
Tonganoxie Municipal Court will resume today, but it will take place at the former Tonganoxie Public Library instead of Council Chambers. Judge William Pray recently ordered the change. Court will take place at 1 p.m. today at the former library, 303 E. Bury St. The location change will help city officials conduct court proceedings with proper social distancing practices.