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Wilson Lake Selected for Fishing Tournaments

Wilson LakeRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau announced Thursday Russell County will host the Kansas Bass Federation Regional and State Bass Tournaments in 2013.

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Fowlers Named Russell Family of the Year

Fowler Family 2012Post Rock Family Services has announced the winner of its annual Russell Family of the Year contest.

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Hurricane Sandy Causes Blood Shortage

red cross logoThe effects of Hurricane Sandy are still being felt on the east coast as hundreds of previously scheduled blood drives had to be canceled, prompting local American Red Cross representatives to urge folks to donate blood to help erase the blood shortage caused by the storm.

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Big Creek is Back

Water DropBig Creek, one of two water sources for the City of Russell located south of the city, has begun flowing again after previously being dry for much of the summer.

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Russell Churches Care Walk Raises More Than $7500

Shaffer Field at Russell High SchoolThe recent Russell Churches Care Walk to support the Russell County Food Pantry raised more than $7500, according to Walk organizers.

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Two Check Presentations Made at Rotary Meeting

White Energy check to Food PantryTwo check presentations were made Tuesday at this week's meeting of the Russell Rotary Club.

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USD 407 BOE Tables RMS Auditorium Air Conditioning Installation, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

USD 407 BOEUSD 407 Board of Education members voted to table action on the proposed air conditioning and heating upgrades to the Ruppenthal Middle School Auditorium at their meeting Monday evening.

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