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Nature Detectives Caters to Inquisitive Minds

Nature Detectives 1Naturalist Sara Krug recently helped youngsters ages three to 10 learn about the Kansas environment and night sky during a four week course in Russell courtesy of a grant from the Russell County Area Community Foundation.

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Water Meter Replacement to Begin

AMR InstallationThe City of Russell has begun another phase in improving Russell's infrastructure through the Water Meter Replacement and Automated Meter Reading (AMR) Program.

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Former Representative Dan Johnson Dies

Dan JohnsonFormer Kansas 110th District State Representative Dan Johnson died in Hays over the weekend.

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City Crews Working to Fix Buckled Roadways

6-30-14 Fossil Street GrindingCity of Russell crews Monday are using a special skid loader attachment to grind sections of Fossil Street and West Wichita Avenue where sections of the roadway "heave" or "buckle" together.

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USD 407 BOE Approves Football Field Turf Installation

Artificial TurfPending the signing of a contract, the USD 407 Board of Education at a special Friday morning meeting approved the installation of artificial turf at Shaffer Football Field that will be in place this fall for the 2014 football season.

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Attention, Patience Keys to Safe Travel During Harvest

Harvest SafetyWheat harvest is now in full swing in many areas of Kansas. Travelers should expect to share the road with large, slow-moving farm equipment for the next few weeks.

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Fishing Tournaments Continue at Wilson Lake

Tournament and BB winners Almquist and WeinsMore than 20 fishing tournaments are scheduled to take place at Wilson Lake this summer and fall, including the annual Kansas High School State Championship July 12 and 13.

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