A new contract has been approved between the board of trustees at Northwest State Community College, and the campus support staff. The three-year agreement takes effect July 1st, and would gradually provide for a 2.5% increase each year. In addition, a 2% boost would go into affect in years 2 and 3. The support employees would also select their medical coverage, similar to the teaching staff. New president at Northwest State, Dr. Michael Thompson stated there was real teamwork displayed in the negotiations for this contract. The new agreement for support staff impacts about 35 employees.
Northwest State Community College also hosted their ‘green carpet’ event last night, saluting a number of recipients. The individual winner this year is Ed and Carol Nofziger, for their conservation and community work. The business award-winner is Parkview Physicians Group. And taking organizational honors this year is Quadco Rehabilitation Center.