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USD 407 BOE Covers Many Topics at Monday Meeting, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

USD 407 BOEThe USD 407 Board of Education met for its January regular monthly meeting Monday evening in downtown Russell with a full agenda of items to discuss, leading to a nearly five hour meeting when all was said and done.

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New Art Exhibit Opens at the DCC

Deines Cultural Center"IMpressionist Paintings and EXpressionist Drawings" by Native American artist Peter Paul Bruno is at the Deines Cultural Center now through February 24.

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RHS FFA Judging Team Invited to Scotland

FFA Judging Team 2012It was announced at Monday's USD 407 Board of Education meeting that fundraising has begun to try to send four students from Russell High School to Scotland for a trip they will never forget.

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Commissioners Discuss County Appointments, Reorganization

Russell County CourthouseThe Russell County Commission addressed beginning of the year business at its regular meeting Monday, with county reorganization, board appointments and insurance updates on the list of topics discussed.

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At 107, Oldest Russell Resident Dies

Kora Marie HollingerSpending all but the last two years of her life in Russell County, 107-year-old Kora Hollinger - the oldest Russell resident - died Wednesday, January 16 in Houston, Texas.

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Interim Russell Police Chief Announced

Russell Police Captain Dale WeimasterDale Weimaster has been appointed Interim Russell Police Chief.

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Semi Truck with Loaded Cattle Trailer Catches on Fire

Cattle Truck Fire 1-21A semi truck fire involving a loaded cattle trailer on an onramp at the Dorrance exit of Interstate 70 was reported to Russell Dispatch at just after 10:15 Monday morning.

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