School board members in Lansing, Kansas, have voted 4-1 for the immediate dismissal of Superintendent Mike Wilson, 49, for allegedly sending "salacious" eMail using a school district computer. School board president Terri Harris cast the lone dissenting vote.

The action came early in November and capped a tense and frustrating two months for Lansing residents. The turmoil went public on Sept. 7 when Wilson—citing family issues—offered his resignation, effective June 30, 2000. On Sept. 20, the board accepted Wilson's resignation.

At the same meeting, board member Helen Wilber announced she was resigning her seat on...

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