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Archive - May 9, 2012 - News Article

Stimpson, Beery win GOP races - Krueckeberg gets nod

May 9, 2012

    With incumbent Republicans in three countywide offices — auditor, treasurer and recorder — sent to the sidelines at the end of the current year by state-mandated term limits, a trio of first-time GOP candidates picked up victories and earned their party's nominations during Tuesday's primary election balloting.

NAdams 2% pay hikes okayed

May 9, 2012

    Going green at the North Adams Community Schools will have a slightly different meaning for administrators, non-certified personnel, and transportation department employees as the North Adams School Board approved a two percent pay increase on their base salary.
    The action approved Tuesday night at the monthly NA board meeting will result in approximately $50,000 more, but Superintendent Dr. Wylie Sirk told members that money for the increase is already in the general fund and will not cause a problem.

Bittersweet win for Mellencamp - Wife hospitalized; Bluhm, Colclasure also nominated

May 9, 2012

    Tuesday evening was particularly bittersweet for one victorious candidate in the Republican race for a seat on the Adams County Council.
    Tony Mellencamp of Berne topped a five-member field in Tuesday's primary election balloting, securing his party's nomination for one of three at-large seats. When the results were announced, however, Mellencamp's wife Kaye was lying in serious condition in a Fort Wayne hospital bed after having been rushed there Tuesday morning when she reportedly suffered a brain aneurism.

 

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