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Hungry hunters - and all with a craving for the homemade - have a new dining destination in Menahga. Lynnelle Johnson and fiancé Jim Rittmiller have opened L&J Sportsman's Café on Main, satisfying appetites and Johnson's lifelong ambition. Johnson has had her "nose in the cookbook" since she was a child, frying bologna and cheese when she was 8. When she and Rittmiller decided to make the move north, she strolled about Menahga looking for a possible venue for her ambitions. "This is a nice size and the perfect location," she said.
The Nevis School Board reviewed the auditors' annual report this week, learning the district's net assets increased $495,693 "as a result of the current year's operations." Justin Burchill of Brady Martz presented the financial statements and auditor's report, noting, "The fund balance looks healthier than the cash balance because of the $1.2 million due from the state," Burchill said, referring to the state's 60-40 funding shift. The report found total revenues from all sources to be $6,135,045 while expenses totaled $5,639,352.
A dozen Nevis School District residents arrived to discuss the proposed operating referendum and the additional technology levy, computers proving to be the predominant discussion point in the hour-long session. "Who will get the computers?" Steve Dale asked. Does the existing staff have the expertise? Linda Bair asked, adding, "I think the concept is wonderful." District residents will be voting Nov.
Elijah Lee Knowles, 26, of Akeley was arraigned on six felony counts and three gross misdemeanors in district court Monday after allegedly assaulting a state trooper followed by a high-speed chase early Saturday morning. According to the complaint, State Highway Patrol trooper Darcy Gagnon stopped Knowles' vehicle on Highway 34 just east of the Dorset Corner at approximately 1:30 a.m.
Elijah Lee Knowles, 26, of Akeley was arraigned on six felony counts and three gross misdemeanors in district court Monday following allegedly assaulting a state trooper followed by a high-speed chase early Saturday morning. According to the complaint, Trooper Darcy Gagnon stopped Knowles' vehicle on Highway 34 just east of the Dorset Corner at approximately 1:30 a.m.
Nevis School District has scheduled a public hearing at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24 in the media center to hear comments and questions on the proposed operating referendum. District residents will be voting on a $252 per pupil operating levy, double the existing levy of $126, which expires at year's end. Voters also will be asked to "increase general education revenue" by an additional $225 per pupil for technology.