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Sixth-grade band off the chopping block

May 9, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Sixth-grade band in Two Harbors and Silver Bay is safe for another year. Continue Reading

Naylor: Agreement in place to open Painted Canyon on May 25

April 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Painted Canyon Overlook could be open in a matter of weeks, the superintendent of Theodore Roosevelt National Park said late Wednesday. Continue Reading

Board lessens cuts to band, choir

April 25, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The Mitchell Board of Education acted Monday to restore $5,000 in previously recommended funding cuts to the Mitchell marching band and Friend de Coup show choir.
The action occurred during the board’s regularly scheduled meeting at the Mitchell Technical Institute north campus. Continue Reading

Walz talks budget cuts, health care

April 20, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON According to Congressman Tim Walz, serving in congress is very similar to supervising the lunchroom at the school in Mankato where he spent so many years teaching. Continue Reading

Great Lakes agency fears lamprey program cuts

April 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Proposed cutbacks in federal spending could wipe out years of progress toward controlling sea lampreys in the Great Lakes and restoring fish species devastated by the parasitic invaders, officials say. Continue Reading

Group: Kids took hit from budget

March 30, 2011 in The Daily Republic

According to South Dakota Voices for Children, “kids took a hit” from the budget adopted this year by the Legislature.
The group, which advocates for the rights of South Dakota children through programs and policy, held an informational meeting Wednesday at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell. Continue Reading

Schools scramble to deal with budget cuts

March 25, 2011 in The Daily Republic

As public schools across the state formulate a plan to handle the 6.6 percent cut in state funding approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard, Superintendent Bruce Carrier said his district is “in good shape” thanks to money on hand.
The cuts are part of the state budget for fiscal year 2012, which begins July 1.
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U.S. BUDGET: Cut off

March 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Proposed budget cut threatens job program for seniorsPresident Barack Obama’s proposed budget calls for a 45 percent cut in funding for the Senior Community Service Employment Program the main funding source for Experience Works in Minnesota and North Dakota. Continue Reading

Letters to the Editor

February 11, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Time to raise taxes to fund what SD needs
To the Editor:
Imagine a waiting room full of patients with a variety of health issues. The doctor comes in and says, “We’re out of most of our medications and supplies, so today we’ll only treat colds. The rest of you will have to wait until we get out budget fixed in a month or two. We’re sorry, but sometimes you need to make decisions like this. It’s hard, but we’ll do what we can. It’s not our fault.” Continue Reading

Menahga faces more cuts if state budget proposals fly

January 26, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Menahga School District will be forced to make $229,500 in cuts if state budget proposals become a reality. Continue Reading