Legislative Update: Rep. Don Schroeder

By Chris Swick
February 12, 2016

This week must be budget week as the House Appropriations committee late last week passed a budget proposal out for full House consideration.

The full House took up floor debate Wednesday and passed the House version Thursday. As always, there
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Gov. Brownback visits McPherson, talks education, revenues

By Chris Swick
February 10, 2016

Governor Sam Brownback made a stop in McPherson Tuesday afternoon at the Board of Public Utilities, discussing a number of topics with area officials and business leaders, including education.

On education, Brownback said one of the biggest misconceptions about him
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USD 418 mulls adding CFO to Central Office

By Chris Swick
February 10, 2016

The current model of administration in the USD 418 Central Office is unsustainable.

That's the message that Superintendent Mark Crawford had for board members Monday night as they discussed possibilities that included the hiring of a Chief Financial Officer.

“I
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Road work closes some county roads

By Chris Swick
February 10, 2016

More roadwork means some more travel headaches in McPherson County.

County public works road crews will be doing bridge replacement work on Seventh Avenue between Pioneer and Pawnee Roads through at least Tuesday, which is going to close that stretch.
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Brake resigns as MMS principal

By Chris Swick
February 09, 2016

The McPherson school district will be searching for two new administrators for the 2016-2017 school year following action taken Monday during the USD 418 Board of Education meeting.

The board voted to accept the resignations of McPherson Middle School principal
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