Tag: Kansas

Mediation fails in school funding lawsuit

Danedri Thompson [email protected] Attempts to resolve a school funding lawsuit against the state of Kansas fell short last week. According to a mediation status report filed by the parties May 1, mediation “was...

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New DMV system shuts down

Mark Taylor [email protected] Tom Franzen, Johnson County treasurer, confirmed to The Gardner News that the controversial new state motor vehicle computer system shut down on June 29. Franzen said it was the second...

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State of Kansas hits lottery jackpot

It isn’t just one lucky Kansan who hit won millions in the Mega Millions Lottery last week. The state of Kansas is set to receive a windfall as well. Three winning tickets for the largest jackpot in U.S. history were sold, and...

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Census numbers reveal population boom in Gardner, SH

Danedri Thompson [email protected] Gardner and Spring Hill saw population booms over the course of the last decade, and Edgerton’s population saw a slight boost according to data from the U.S. Census. The growth in all...

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Kansas could learn from Florida, education researcher says

Danedri Thompson [email protected] Matthew Ladner had some good news and bad news about Kansas’ educational system last week. The good news: Kansas ranks 7th in a nationwide survey of state education performance. “Kansas...

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