La Crosse committee OKs smoking ban in parks, new rules for food trucks
A move to ban smoking in La Crosse city parks and another to prohibit food trucks from parking in front of brick-and-mortar restaurants without permission both moved forward Tuesday after
State board of education’s outside attorney paid $20,000
MONTGOMERY — The Alabama State Board of Education has paid its outside attorney about $20,000 since November, but the attorney said he wasn’t being paid early on and had to
State senate committee to hold El Paso hearing on mass violence. Here's how to participate
El Pasoans will have the chance Monday to tell state lawmakers how they've been affected by the Aug. 3 mass shooting.
School board OKs leasing land to United Way
The United Way of Champaign County will pay $10,000 to till 40 of the 80 acres Unit 4 owns in northernmost Champaign.
13 apply for North Dakota State Board of Higher Education
BISMARCK — Thirteen people have applied for two openings on the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education, which oversees the state’s 11 public colleges and universities, state superintendent Kirsten Baesler announced Wednesday, Nov. 28.The Sept. 27 resignation of Greg Stemen, the board’s vice...
Board OKs top leader for 3 more years
ONTARIO — Ontario School District Superintendent Nicole Albisu has been formally approved to work for another three years as the head of the district, after a unanimous vote by the
State Board of Education to vote on new seclusion and restraint rules
The State Board of Education will vote on new guidelines for seclusion and restraint in schools Thursday.
Tourism board OKs $206k for Super Bowl effort. What will it get?
Even though Super Bowl LIV will be in Miami, Palm Beach County wants a part of the action with perhaps media coverage, youth football event and online
Brookhaven council OKs ‘brunch bill’ amid questions over state law
Restaurants in Brookhaven can begin selling alcohol at 11 a.m. beginning Sunday following overwhelming approval of the “brunch bill” referendum on Nov. 7 and an amendment to the Brookha…
Washington state OKs some of the nation's toughest OT rules
SEATTLE — Washington state is adopting some of the nation’s most aggressive overtime rules, restoring protections for hundreds of thousands of salaried workers and taking what supporters say is a
Guilford’s Top Telecommunicator Nominated For State Board
Melanie Neal, executive director of Guilford Metro 911, has been nominated to be the representative of the North Carolina Chapter of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials on the North Carolina 911 Board.
Port: What is the point of the State Board of Higher Educati...
There are two very ugly, very tumultuous situations in North Dakota’s university system right now. Situations in need of accountability. Transparency. Strong leadership.Unfortunately, we’re not getting it from the State Board of Higher Education.
County OKs $100,000 for First Ave. bike path
A bike path along First Avenue connecting North Riverside with Riverside-Brookfield High School is one step closer to reality after the Cook County Forest Preserve District Board voted 16 to 0 on Tuesday to spend $100,000 to help fund the project.
AEA board 'acknowledges receipt' of state report before board of education meeting
The Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (AEA) board voted at a special meeting Tuesday night to “acknowledge receipt” of a report from the Department of Education.
University of California OKs top execs pay raises
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fifteen of the University of California’s highest-paid executives are getting a 3 percent raise to keep pace with the cost of living and help the system hold onto its top talent, the university’s governing board decided Thursday.
After hiking bus fares, PVTA board OKs 4.5% pay raise for top administrator
The PVTA Advisory Board has granted a 4.5 percent pay raise to its administrator, bringing her salary to $137,940, occurring after the bus fare was increased July 1 by 20 percent.
Fox River Grove board OKs use of eminent domain to acquire 10 properties
Previous development efforts have failed on downtown block
10 years after state OKs civilian flaggers, police still prevail at construction sites
Roberta R. Schaefer remembers spending a chunk of her years at the Worcester Regional Research Bureau advocating for a policy change that would allow
North Dakota campuses, state board consider effects of proposed...
GRAND FORKS — Area campuses are playing a wait-and-see game as the comment period continues for proposed changes to federal regulations regarding sexual misconduct on college campuses.U.S. Education Secretary Betsy Devos introduced the proposed regulation changes in November that would bolster protections...
State board member, chancellor split on how to move forward with...
While the head of the North Dakota University System and the leader of the State Board of Higher Education map out the search process to replace outgoing UND President Mark Kennedy, at least one member would like the board to try a slightly different route.