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Kansas worker’s pay an issue for lawmakers
April 23, 2014
Kansas legislators are considering proposals to give state workers modest salary increases but end their guaranteed longevity bonuses, and a union official said Tuesday that the combination could lower the pay of many employees.
Kansas school boards cautioned about using new rules to hire, fire teachers
April 23, 2014
The Kansas Association of School Boards is urging local boards of education to use caution before taking advantage of new powers granted to them under a school finance bill that Gov. Sam Brownback signed into law Monday.
Bonner resident initiated into collegiate honor society
April 23, 2014
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi announced that LuDina Marney of Bonner Springs was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi.
Bonner Springs site of ‘Bikeway Plan’ public meeting
April 23, 2014
The Mid-America Regional Council is looking for public comments as it develops a Regional Bikeway Plan, with one comment session scheduled in Bonner Springs.
Bonner library participates in World Book Night tonight
April 23, 2014
The Bonner Springs City Library is participating in World Book Night this evening.
Kansas: Brownback signs Medicare, gun bills
April 23, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday signed into law a bill that could put Kansas officials in charge of Medicare and other federally funded health programs in the state.
Bonner school board reviews USD 204’s tenure process
April 23, 2014
The evening after the governor signed the education finance bill taking away state rights to teacher tenure, USD 204’s school board reviewed its own tenure policy.
Bonner Springs Elementary’s outdoor learning area nearly complete
April 23, 2014
The finishing touches are being put in place to add a whole new dimension to Bonner Springs Elementary students’ learning experience.
Fascination with trains leads to volunteer role at Baldwin City’s Midland Railway
April 23, 2014
Mike Beem struck up a conversation with a stranger Saturday as they stood on the Santa Fe Depot’s north platform waiting for a Midland Railway train to pull into the station. Words came easy to the two men as they talked trains and railroad. The stranger told Beem, a volunteer with the Midland Railway, he was retired from the Union Pacific Railroad and used to make regular runs through Kansas City west to Marysville.