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A former Unified School District 362 superintendent has entered a not guilty plea on two counts for failure as teachers/administration to report child abuse/neglect.
Chris Kleidosty, who resigned from the Prairie View district last May 23 to accept a similar post at Tonganoxie USD 464, appeared in Linn County District Court with his defense counsel, Alan Fogleman, Kansas City, for his first appearance last Wednesday, March 22.

To see the full article, check out this week's edition of the Linn County News or check out the online version here.


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