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Updated Jan 22, 2015 at 12:01 PM

On Jan. 21, Hamburg and Farragut School District representatives attended the School Budget Review Committee (SBRC) meeting and received forgiveness of negative unspent budget authority balances in the amount of nearly $149,000 and $803,000, respectively. The two districts will have to meet certain conditions, though, and those conditions will be conveyed to the districts in full late in the day on Jan. 22.

Updated Jan 18, 2015 at 6:12 PM

The Syracuse School Board met January 8 for election of officers and approval of committees.  Greg Mueller was elected the temporary chairman for the proceedings.  Andy Burr was re-elected President and Dean Neels...

Updated Jan 15, 2015 at 2:24 PM

Despite nearly three hours of discussion, including a break for separate board meetings, the Jan. 14 mediation meeting between the Hamburg and Farragut School Boards brought no meeting of the minds about where the junior high students would be...

Updated Jan 8, 2015 at 1:43 PM

Stutheit Implement is partnering with John Deere and FFA to award college scholarships to local FFA members. This is the second year of the John Deere Dealer Scholarship Program, which is administered by The National FFA...

Updated Dec 11, 2014 at 3:06 PM

The recount of the Dec. 2 special election votes did throw out one "no" vote, but that was not enough to change the outcome: reorganization of the Hamburg and Farragut School Districts still fails by a slim margin.

Updated Dec 3, 2014 at 12:26 PM

Nishnabotna school students braved the cold Wednesday morning to gather on Main Street waving placards and chanting in protest of the outcome of the Special Election vote held on Dec. 2. The purpose of that vote was to decide whether the Hamburg...

Updated Dec 2, 2014 at 9:38 PM

Unofficial results are in from the Dec. 2 special election vote on the reorganization of Hamburg and Farragut school districts. 92 percent of the Farragut District voted yes, while 50.5 percent of Hamburg voted no.

Updated Dec 1, 2014 at 1:40 PM

There are more than 50 Syracuse students in FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America).  The group’s mission is bringing business and education together.In addition to learning about business and many life skills,...

Updated Dec 1, 2014 at 1:37 PM

SYRACUSE – Technology is used every day in classes at Syracuse High School.  Principal Joy Stilmock spoke to the School Board at the November meeting about their "Bring Your Own Device" policy and its...

Updated Nov 26, 2014 at 4:45 PM

The Hamburg School Board and Superintendent Terry Kenealy addressed an audience of approximately 50 at the Hamburg public forum about reorganization on Nov. 25. Kenealy explained how the district came to be looking at a reorganization vote.

Updated Nov 26, 2014 at 12:25 PM

Approximately 60 people attended Farragut School District's public meeting Monday night Nov. 24, 2014. The Farragut School Board and Superintendent Tom Hinrichs were on hand to answer questions about consolidation and the upcoming Dec. 2 vote.

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