Month: March

University of Missouri System Decides to End Bonus Pay

On March 10, 2017, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released the following statement in response to an announcement that the University of Missouri System will terminate the executive performance incentive program. “I’m pleased University of Missouri System leaders accepted responsibility, and committed to ending bonus payments uncovered in my audit. I will be watching their

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There’s Nothing Affordable About the Affordable Care Act

Blunt Shares Stories from Missourians to Underscore Harmful Impact of Obamacare U.S. Senator Roy Blunt joined U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming on the Senate floor on Thursday, March 9, 2017, to address the disastrous impact Obamacare is having in Missouri and across the nation. In his remarks, Blunt underscored several of the law’s failures,

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Steve and Elise Toohill Public Hearing

The Schuyler County Commission convened with the following officers and members present: Rodney Cooper, Presiding Commissioner, Jim Werner, Associate Commissioner, Jeff Lindquist, Associate Commissioner, Bree Shaw, County Clerk, Kathy Steen, Deputy County Clerk, Lindsay Gravett, Prosecuting Attorney, Joe Wuebker, Sheriff. The following business was had to wit: The following were citizens in attendance: Steve and

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4 Day School Week?

By Kaycie Ebert and Jasmine Kelsall As you may have heard by now, the Schuyler R-1 school district is weighing the pros and cons of converting the school calendar to a four-day week. Fifteen schools in Missouri have already adopted the four-day school week. Among those schools are Harrisburg and Community R-6. Monroe City is

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Courthouse Gets Facelift

On Monday, February 28, 2017, the Karr Tuckpointing Company from Vinton, Iowa, was in the first phase of tuck pointing the courthouse. Using high pressure hoses, they were cleaning out the old and crumbling mortar in preparations to repair the joints in the old masonry. According to County Clerk Bree Shaw the job should be

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