Archive for Friday, March 26, 2010

25 years ago: Animal shelter manager resigns

March 26, 2010


Dick Ketterman, manager of the Charles Ise Memorial Animal Shelter, resigned because of differences with the shelter board. He had been on the job since 1983 and cited a policy dispute for his move. He had replaced Linda Decelles.

Tass in the Soviet Union accused U.S. Army Maj. Arthur Nicholson Jr. of spying on a Soviet military installation in East Germany before he was slain and said his actions were “gross violations” of a 1947 agreement regarding “spying.” Officials said he had been warned before being shot by a sentry.

A school finance plan the Kansas Senate had approved had the prospect of raising property taxes in the Lawrence school district by $6.14 on every $1,000 of asesses valuation.

The Kansas Senate approved a bill appropriatiing $654.6 million to the six state universities, medical schools and technical institute for the coming fiscal year, carrying a slight cut from what the governor had sought for Kansas University.

A survey showed that the Kansas University Endowment Association led all other Big Eight Conference schools from the standpoint of private support. In 1983-84, KU had granted $4,255,314 in scholarships, fellowships, awards and prizes.


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