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March 13, 2009
'Honey Bee Gala' March 28 celebrates Perham schools-despite budget cuts
Though there is little glee in the state of public education funding these days, Perham will be making the best of it with a gala affair. March 28 will be the 5th annual "Honey Bee Gala," which is a fundraiser for the 549 Family Foundation. "An Investment in Youth" is the motto...
March 13, 2009 - 2:57pm
March 11, 2009
Community weighs in on NY Mills school cuts
The people of New York Mills are passionate about their school. Parents, teachers and others closely connected to the school district showed that passion at a community meeting Monday night.
March 11, 2009 - 3:17pm
City cuts $132,000
The one-man, part-time natural gas sales department will be eliminated under the city of Perham's revised 2009 budget. A total of $132,000 in cuts were approved by the city council March 9. The only "people" cuts are the elimination of one summer, part-time employee for the parks,...
March 11, 2009 - 2:42pm
March 4, 2009
OPINION: Reflecting on inevitable school budget cuts
Looking at the community survey results, I see that, for most of us, the school IS a big deal. We don't want our schools to close any more than we want taxes to rise, so we must make some compromise somewhere. This seems eminent. Based on this survey, many didn't vote "yes" for the...
March 4, 2009 - 3:54pm
Deep city cuts could impact all departments
Every city department could suffer under a plan for nearly $300,000 in cuts the Perham City Council is considering for 2009-2010. Extreme cuts, which are listed as options in the city plan, include eliminating the police department and ending the annual $20,675 contribution to the...
March 4, 2009 - 3:07pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Proposed school budget cuts a concern
To the editor: It is with great concern that we address the budget cuts proposed for the New York Mills School District. From the recent newspaper article we understand that the Elementary Principal's position and the Elementary Secretary's position plus many others are included...
March 4, 2009 - 2:43pm
Public to question NY Mills school cuts March 9
There are many questions around the anticipated school cuts and people want answers. The public will have a chance to address the New York Mills...
March 4, 2009 - 2:36pm
February 25, 2009
Elementary school principal position among NY Mills school cuts
Kevin Cederstrom firstname.lastname@example.org "Tough times and tough decisions." That's how Todd Cameron, Superintendent of Schools in New York Mills, describes the budget situation after presenting the first draft of proposed budget cuts to the school board Monday. The general fund reductions...
February 25, 2009 - 2:02pm
February 11, 2009
Forum cuts 21 full-time positions due to economic slump
The Forum, faced with declining advertising revenues resulting from the slumping economy, announced Tuesday the elimination of 21 full-time positions. "Like all businesses, we are not immune to the effects of the economy we find ourselves in," said James Boberg, The Forum's general...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
NYM School board prepares for cuts
The New York Mills School District continues its preparation for budget cuts as the board Monday directed the administration to make recommendations for reduction in programs and positions. Superintendent Todd Cameron told the board the district is looking what could be up to $300,000...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
NYM City council makes budget cuts across the board
Reductions in state aid to cities this year has led New York Mills to cut about $86,000 from the general fund in the 2009 budget. The city council held a special budget meeting Tuesday and approved cuts in all departments with some wage/benefits expenses transferred out of the general...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
No room for dessert? After lunch sweets may be cut from school lunch, saving $8,000
Kids with sweet tooths will be deprived of their dessert in the Perham-Dent school cafeteria, under one of numerous budget-cutting measures proposed by the school board. Nearly $300,000 in additional cuts in school expenses will be made--with only a half-year remaining. And that's...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
$180,000 in cuts face Perham-Dent
A timeline for more painful budget cuts has been prepared for the Perham-Dent schools, as administrators chart a course after the defeat of the increased tax levy vote. Money matters dominated a nearly four-hour meeting of the school board November 19. With so much ground to cover--and...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
Commentary, input sought as Perham schools gear for more budget, staff cuts
The "three R's" will be discussed and debated at great length over the next six months by the Perham School Board. Those are "Restructuring, Reductions and Revenue," though the third "R" is almost imaginary, since nobody connected to the Perham-Dent schools is dreaming of any new...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 15, 2008
More budget cuts at school
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT # 549 PERHAM - DENT PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION ~MEETING AGENDA ~ DATE: Wednesday, November 19, 2008 TIME: 6:00 PM ROOM: Perham High School Media Center, 200 5th St SE, Perham, MN ATTENDANCE- All School Board Members...
November 15, 2008 - 12:00am