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Kathy Callies, acting president of the Rural Learning Center, talks in her office Wednesday about the circumstances that caused the Maroney Commons in Howard to close.(Chris Huber/Republic)

Training program losses blamed in Howard center closing

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HOWARD -- Declining revenue from training programs, high expenses and the economic recession are taking the blame for the imminent closure of the $6.5 million Maroney Commons in Howard.


"If your expenses exceed your income, you just can't continue," said Kathy Callies, acting president of the Rural Learning Center in Howard.

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