Vol. 1(Adobe PDF files)

NSN01_01.pdf (THE BEAT GOES ON!!!)
July 24, 1998
Letter from Buz Harvey, Chamber of Commerce executive director to John
Butz, city administrator, outlining the deal between the city and the
chamber for the city to buy the property under the Chamber Tourism
building.

NSN01_02.pdf( Re:  "BUTZ PROPOSES FORMAL POLICIES FOR EMPLOYEE TRAVEL)
July 29, 1998
Questions why the city expense account policies proposed by City
Administrator, John Butz, in July, 1998, has never been on the council
agenda.

NSN01_03.pdf(HOW TO ELECT A TURNIP)
August 2, 1998
On the consequences of having no challengers in the circuit judges election
November 1998.  Judges salaries included.

NSN01_04.pdf (HOTEL/MOTEL TAX)
August 3, 1998
Comparisons of other Missouri cities Hotel/Motel taxes.

NSN01_05.pdf (LETTER I RECEIVED FROM BUZ HARVEY)
August 11, 1998
Letter of rebuttal to NSN #4 from Buz Harvey.

NSN01_06.pdf (LETTER BY COUNCILMAN DEFRIESE)
August 17, 1998
Reprint of letter to the Rolla Daily News answering editorial on the
forfeiture of the $40,000 Buehler Park suit bond.

NSN01_07.pdf(NO GOOD DEED GOES UNPUNISHED)
August 29, 1998
The city council's fight to keep Judge Mayberry from getting a $287 a
month pension.

NSN01_08.pdf (NSN Special: COUNCIL CHRONICLES)
September  12, 1998
An observer's report on the Rolla City Council meeting.

NSN01_09.pdf (WELL, HERE WE GO AGAIN!)
September 25, 1998
Comments on the proposed use of the sales tax for recreation.

NSN01_10.pdf(ELECTION COMMENTARY)
October 26, 1998
Comments on the County Prosecutors race.

NSN01_11.pdf(THE LIONS ARE BUSY BEAVERS)
November 5, 1998
Comments on improvements at Lions Club Park.

NSN01_12.pdf(FREE MAYBERRY!)
November 9, 1998
Reprint of an article about Judge Mayberry published in the Newsletter of
the Missouri Municipal Association of Associate Circuit Judges written by
Judge Edward D. Calvin

NSN01_13.pdf(WARD 3 COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE, CAN'T STAND     THE HEAT!)
November 16, 1998
Elected City Council woman Sue Eudaly refuses to hear opinions of
constituents.

NSN01_14.pdf(WHEN THE LIGHTS GO OUT ALL OVER ROLLA……)
December 2, 1998
A different view of the RMU, 10 hour, citywide blackout.

NSN01_15.pdf(COUNCIL CHRONICLES 12/07/1998)
December 11, 1998
An observer's report on the Rolla City Council meeting.

NSN01_16.pdf (NOTICE FROM THE EDITOR)
December 13, 1998
Why the Rolla Daily News called the UMR board "Gougers."

NSN01_17.pdf(BAH!  HUMBUG!)
December 16, 1998
A comparison of RMU and Intercounty Electric service.

NSN01_18.pdf(THE TRICK IS IN KNOWING HOW NOT TO REPORT IT.)
 January 4, 1999
An example of under-reporting when the Rolla City Council gave away more
public property to RCDC.

NSN01_19.pdf(COUNCIL CHRONICLES (01-04-1999)
 January 6, 1999
An observer's report on the Rolla City Council meeting.

NSN01_20.pdf(THE CAR ALLOWANCE….PERK OR PORK?)
January 15, 1999
Examination of the practice of paying cash car allowances to certain employees.

NSN01_21.pdf (THE GEESE THAT LAID 18 MILLION GOLDEN EGGS )
 January 29, 1999
An expose of the illegal RMU electric rates and who gets the money.
Rolla's Power Elite.

NSN01_22.pdf  (COUNCIL CHRONICLES 2-01-99)
February 4, 1999
An observer's report on the Rolla City Council meeting.

NSN01_23.pdf(*WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU GIVE A MOUSE A COOKIE?)
February 15, 1999

NSN01_24.pdf(WE MADE A MISTAKE! )
February 17, 1999
Correction of an error in issue #23.

NSN01_25.pdf(WHY NOT THE "Y"?)
 February 26, 1999
A look at other alternatives for a Rolla Recreation Center.

NSN01_26.pdf (COUNCIL CHRONICLES March 1, 1999 )
 March 3, 1999
An observer's report on the Rolla City Council meeting.

NSN01_27.pdf(THE RECURRENT IPSO FACTO NIGHTMARE )
March 12, 1999
Queationable RMU board members.

NSN01_28.pdf(RECREATIONAL COMPLEXITIES )
March 26, 1999
Comments on the G. O Bond election an Recreational Center

NSN01_29.pdf(COUNCIL CHRONICLES 4-5-99 )
 April 13, 1999
An observer's report on the Rolla City Council meeting.

NSN01_30.pdf(WHAT BUZ HARVEY IS AFRAID OF)
 April 26, 1999
Buz Harvey, RACC Chairman, is afraid that motel owner Bob Sooter is setting a bad example for other motel owners in Rolla.

NSN01_31.pdf(COUNCIL CHRONICLES 5-3-99)
May 11, 1999
An observer's report on the Rolla City Council meeting

NSN01_32.pdf(LOOMING DISASTER TO STRIKE ROLLA? )
June 2, 1999
John Butz, an inevitable "disaster" will hit Rolla if the outdoor pool is not updated
by the summer of 2000. Huh?

NSN01_33.pdf ("THE SUNSHINE LAW IS A PILE OF SHIT!")
June 6, 1999
Quote: Jimmy Dale Williams, Ward 5 Representative

NSN01_34.pdf(REPRINT OF ROLLA FIFTH WARD COUNCILMAN BRIAN
     DEFRIESE LETTER TO THE ROLLA DAILY NEWS EDITOR )
June 28, 1999

NSN01_35.pdf(SELLING "THE BIG LIE" )
 July 6. 1999
The Rolla propaganda machine.

NSN01_36.pdf(STUCK IN "THE DREAMING STAGE")
August 4, 1999
The Ad Hoc Recreation Center fiasco

NSN01_37.pdf("IT'S NOT A TAX IF IT'S NOT IN THE TAX CHAPTER")
August 25, 1999
Enacting ordinance for the ½ cent recreation sales tax was never passed.

NSN01_38.pdf(CAUTION! ILLEGAL GOVERNMENT AT WORK)
September 7, 1999
Part 2 of  "It's Not A Tax if It's Not In the Tax Chapter"

NSN01_39.pdf(COUNCIL CHRONICLES 9-7-99)
September 10, 1999
An observer's report on the Rolla City Council meeting

NSN01_40.pdf(ROLLA - THE EX POST FACTO CITY)
September 28, 1999
The passing of an Ex Post Facto sales tax law in Rolla, MO

NSN01_41.pdf(MAYOR ACCUSES NSN OF COMMITTING "LITERACY!")
October 4,1999
Mayor Morgan's actual transcribed statement accusing NSN of "committing literacy."

NSN01_42.pdf (COUNCIL CHRONICLES 10-4-99 )
October 14, 1999
An observer's report on the Rolla City Council meeting.

NSN01_43.pdf(THE RE-NAMING GAME in which WAL-MART GETS
     FLIM-FLAMED FOR ANOTHER $3,000 and RMU IS CAUGHT
     LYING. )
October 23, 1999

NSN01_44.pdf(ROLLA TEETERING ON ATTORNEY GENERAL LAWSUIT)
October 27, 1999
Rolla will be asked to approve a 4.9 million-dollar Revenue Bond to fund a
     construction project for the Southeast Wastewater Treatment Plant.

NSN01_45.pdf (THE BRANSON "POISON PILL" )
Novenber 5, 1999
The Rolla tourism tax could be in big trouble.

NSN01_46.pdf(COUNCIL CHRONICLES 11-1-99 )
November 11, 1999
An observer's report on the Rolla City Council meeting.

NSN01_47.pdf (A letter from PHIL to the Missouri Public Service Commission )
November 16, 1999

NSN01_48.pdf (SOUTH SIDE RESIDENTS REBEL! )
December 9, 1999
 Petition and anti-RMU bumper stickers kick off campaign.

NSN01_49.pdf(HOW DO YOU SPELL BAILOUT? B-U-E-H-L-E-R P-A-R-K )
December 17, 1999
Mayor has decided to once again put Buehler Park up for sale

NSN01_50.pdf(THE END OF DEMOCRACY AS WE KNOW IT? )
December 30, 1999
Part One of a Series on the desperate spin-doctoring taking place by Mayor Morgan and
the Rolla Area Chamber of Commerce

NSN01_51.pdf(AND THE SPIN GOES ON... )
December 31, 1999
Part Two of: "The End of Democracy as We Know It?"

NSN01_52.pdf (THE LETTER THAT RESURRECTED THE GREEDY BEAST)
January 1, 2000
Part Three of: "The End of Democracy as We Know It?"

NSN01_53.pdf(THE EMPIRE STIKES BACK!)
January 15, 2000
Buz Harvey, Chairman of the Rolla Area Chamber of Commerce
tries to get Meg Brady, President of RollaNet to remove
the NSN listing and link from the RollaNet home page index of news.

NSN01_54.pdf (THE GOVERNOR'S COMMISSION: ETHICALLY IMPAIRED OR JUST STUPID?)
January 26, 2000
The state Administrative Hearing Commission on the Phelps County Deputy Schowengerdt

NSN01_55.pdf(COUNCIL CHRONICLES: JANUARY 2000 )
January 31, 2000
An observer's report on the Rolla City Council meeting.

NSN01_56.pdf(COUNTRY CLUB WEST?)
February 3, 2000
The high admittance fees for the Rolla "Birdbath"

NSN01_57.pdf (COUNCIL DEBATES FOLLY AT SECRET "PUBLIC"
     MEETING - Part 1of 3)
1. The Council dilemma: IF THEY HAD SOME HAM THEY
     COULD HAVE HAM AND EGGS - if they had some eggs.
February 29, 2000

NSN01_58.pdf(COUNCIL DEBATES FOLLY AT SECRET "PUBLIC"
     MEETING - Part 2 of 3)
2. The Council's Only Way Out: A LEGAL PARK BOARD
March 3, 2000

NSN01_59.pdf(COUNCIL DEBATES FOLLY AT SECRET "PUBLIC"
     MEETING  _Part 3 of 3)
 3. IF WE DON'T HAVE A PARK BOARD -
     WHY DO WE HAVE SO MANY PARK BOARDS?
March 8, 2000

NSN01_60.pdf(RMU's PONZI SCHEME)
April 12, 2000
RMU to plunge the city into a $6 million bond deal for three generators.

NSN01_61.pdf(MORGAN'S NEW RULE: "TAKE MY ORDERS OR TAKE A HIKE!")
April 14, 2000
If Mayor Morgan doesn't like the way you vote or the way you think or if he  has "issues" with you, he will remove you from a committee and replace you with someone who can be counted  on to vote the way he wants.

NSN01_62.pdf(PHELPS COUNTY PROSECUTOR ALSO SHOWS CONTEMPT
     FOR MISSOURI SUNSHINE LAW )
May 5, 2000
Phelps County Prosecutor Ken Clayton to busy to enforce Missouri Sunshine Law violations against the City of Rolla

NSN01_63.pdf(TIPS FOR NEW COUNCIL MEMBERS )
May 16, 2000
Tips for Councilmen Williams, Visnapuu and Kiefer.

NSN01_64.pdf(THE RUCKUS IN OUR COURTROOM )
June 6, 2000
The dangerous idea that caused the ruckus in our little country courtroom was caused by three publications.

NSN01_65.pdf(WHO WILL WIN THE "LAZY PUBLIC OFFICIAL" AWARD
     FOR YEAR 2000?)
June 15, 2000
What Rolla official will manage to maintain a state of abject ignorance of all of the laws through
     multiple terms in office.

NSN01_66.pdf(BUSINESS MAYOR" SHOOTS HIMSELF IN FOOT - AGAIN )
July 14, 2000
Then Magdits and Four Councilmen Declare City-wide Garage Sale

NSN01_67.pdf(WHAT WE DID ON OUR SUMMER VACATION)
August 25, 2000
The Rolla City Council summer in brief.

NSN01_68.pdf (TAKING ROLLA FOR A (HELICOPTER) RIDE)
September 13, 2000
At the council retreat in June the retreat facilitator prepared the council for strategic planning by taking them on an imaginary helicopter ride. This planning exercise is a preliminary to taking taxpayers up for a virtual (helicopter) ride where they will be shoved  out the door.

NSN01_69.pdf(DEATH BY SCHWINN? )
September 29, 2000
Why can't a neighborhood get "Slow - Children Playing" signs?

NSN01_70.pdf (WACO IS A BURNING ISSUE)
October 16, 2000
Washington County Landfill proposal information

NSN01_71.pdf (MORE RECREATIONAL COMPLEXITIES )
November 3, 2000
Rolla's park patrons taken for a helicopter ride for a bird's-eye view of the park
situation.

NSN01_72.pdf(WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE?
                    Part 1 - RMU's Cryptosporidium Theory )
November 22, 2000

NSN01_73.pdf(WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE?
                    Part 1 - BUT THEY TEST OUR WATER, DON'T THEY? )
December 4, 2000

NSN01_74.pdf(WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE?
BOIL YOUR POOPY WATER)
December 15, 2000

NSN01_75.pdf(THE "SPIN ROOM")
December 29, 2000
Rolla School Board Prepares to "Spin" April Levy Increase

NSN01_76.pdf (WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE?
Part 4 - "Rolla's Shrinking Aquifer")
Janrury 15, 2001

NSN01_77.pdf(WaCo - A Floating Crap Game )
The Washington County Landfill "deal" just isn't going away, in spite of the stench.
February 2, 2001

NSN01_78.pdf (They Said It….Reality Check on the "It's Worth It" Committee )
March 27, 2001

NSN01_79.pdf (PAC MAN Mugs Easter Bunny! )
April 24, 2001

NSN01_80.pdf ( Tea Parties at the “Palace”)
July 5, 2001

NSN01_81.pdf ( Taking the Strassner Challenge)
September 28, 2001

NSN01_82.pdf("Hail to "The Chief"" )
October 24, 2001

NSN01_83.pdf(The Hunt for the "Silent Supermajority" )
December 17, 2001

NSN01_84.pdf(Who's in Charge? )
Board agrees that Administrative "team" will have "critical role" in
selection of new Superintendent.
January 25, 2002

NSN01_85.pdf(EWING SABOTAGES TEACHERS
ADMIN 'TEAM' WINS AT BOARD "CASINO NIGHT")
March 4, 2002

NSN01_86.pdf (A LOT OF SCHOOL BOARD NEWS THAT DIDN'T MAKE THE NEWS)
October 2, 2002

NSN01_87.pdf(TIF- Part 1: Rolla plans to cannibalize county/school/disabled taxes.)
                    City will have a Merry Little “TIF” Christmas for the next 23 years.
January 2, 2003

NSN01_88.pdf(TIF Part 2 – Who is holding the “Smoking Guns”?)
“Serious fundamental problems arise, however, when all the branches of government decide that
 the public is best served by not having a voice in municipal activities. Elimination of voter
 accountability is the inherent defect in tax increment financing.”
January 13, 2003

NSN01_89.pdf (TIF Part III: Questions the Council Can’t Answer About Tax Increment Financing)
January 22, 2003

NSN01_90.pdf (Rolla School Board v. Due Process)
February 7, 2003

NSN01_91.pdf("ROLLA CHURCHES JOIN PORNOGRAPHY PROTEST AT CITY COUNIL MEETING MONDAY")
                               School Board: “Sorry” But Can’t Stop Land Sale to ‘Family’ Video.
March 1, 2003

NSN01_92.pdf   (FUNKY FINANCE and the TOOTH FAIRY)
                            “It will not cost the taxpayers any more than they are already paying.” -Rolla School Board
                             “The good news is the tax rate will not increase to pay for this.” – “It’s Elementary” Committee handout
                             “I did not have sexual relations with that woman!” – President Wm. B. Clinton
March 28, 2003

NSN01_93.pdf   (The Water Wars Begin)
May 16, 2003

NSN01_94.pdf(Two Stories in The Naked City…)
 New 33% Porn Rule Gives SOB’s Keys to the City -TIF Exposed by Walgreens Attorney – they want OUT of TIF
June 13, 2003

NSN01_95.pdf(MORGAN’s NEW WORLD ORDER)
                        The Sodomy Connection - St. Robert cleans house - TIF tax windfall disclosed - TDD
                         the next step - more debt, taxes and roads - Bumpouts block Library access – time to get
                        out of Dodge
June 30, 2003

NSN01_96.pdf (The Electronic Cockroach)
July 31, 2003

NSN01_97.pdf (The MoPEP Secret - You won’t believe who really raised RMU’s wholesale price! )
August 14, 2003

NSN01_98.pdf(The Politics of Power – part 2  How the City/RMU “Graft Ordinance” works )
August 27, 2003

NSN01_99.pdf(City Has Record Number Of Secret Public Meetings )
September 15, 2003

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