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Stillwater school adviser's $115,000 payday begs for an investigation

In scenic Stillwater, residents are wondering about a financial adviser's six-figure payday.

In scenic Stillwater, residents are wondering about a financial adviser's six-figure payday.

Reader Steve Carr responds to Stillwater school officials can't explain financial adviser's six-figure payday:

Simply amazing. Seems pretty arrogant to me. In the corporate world, even for the mere perception of a confllict of interest, Kristen would be suspended immediately until an investigation had been completed. In the end, she might keep her job, but one of the Hoheisels would obviously need to disassociate from the district.

In theory, we hold "public servants" to higher standards. Or do we? It's easy to spend other people's money when no one is watching. (Hello, school board?)

It would be ill-advised to come looking for another handout from the voters until the district administration has been purged, including our illustrious superintendent.

You know, if you're willing to listen, people will tell you what they want and what they need. Since you're spending their money, maybe you ought to start listening. This isn't over...