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Area Kansas Honors Program Honorees Announced

Kansas Honors ProgramThis fall, the Kansas Honors Program, a longstanding tradition of the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment, will honor more than 3,600 high school seniors throughout Kansas for their academic excellence and achievement.

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Insurance Services Office Upgrades Russell's Building Code Effectiveness Grading Classification

ISO Building Code GraphNot all communities have building codes, nor do all communities enforce their codes with equal commitment. Yet the effectiveness of local building codes can have a profound effect on how the structures in a community will fare in a natural disaster.

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South Fossil Street Reconstruction Continues, Concrete Pour for Southbound Lanes Scheduled for Friday and Monday

South Fossil Concrete Pour 10-16-17Crews from Paver's Inc., the contractor in charge of the South Fossil Street Reconstruction Project in Russell, are scheduled to pour the concrete for the southbound lanes Friday, October 13 and Monday, October 16 from 7 AM to 7 PM.

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2017 R.O.A.R. Show Winners Announced

R.O.A.R. LogoThe winners of the 49th Annual R.O.A.R. Show, Russell's Original Art Review, have been announced.

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Bernard Strong 5K Results

Bernard 5KResults have been announced for the Bernard Strong 5K held October 7 in Russell to raise money for former Russell High School Principal Larry Bernard who is battling brain cancer.

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USD 407 BOE Approves Baseball Sod Installation, Discusses Increased Enrollment

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education met Monday evening and approved installation of new sod at Russell High School's baseball field and discussed increased enrollment in the district.

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Strobel Sworn In as Russell County Treasurer

Trisha Strobel Sworn In 10-10-17A swearing in ceremony was held Tuesday morning at the Russell County Courthouse for new Russell County Treasurer Trisha Strobel, who was elected in the November 2016 General Election.

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