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KDOT Recognizes Russell's Boxberger

KDOTThe Kansas Department of Transportation has expressed its appreciation for John Boxberger of Russell, local KDOT Highway Maintenance Supervisor, who is celebrating 40 years of service this December.

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Community Foundation Announces Fall Grant Recipients

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation has announced the 2014 fall grant recipients. The Foundation received 31 grant applications with requests totaling nearly $90,000. A total of $26,500 in grants were awarded.

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Swather Burglarized, Damaged

200th and WintersetThe Russell County Sheriff's Office says a swather parked in a field south of Dorrance was burglarized and damaged recently.

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Muller's Named Family of the Year

Muller FamilyThe Muller family of Russell has been named the Post Rock Family Services 2014 Family of the Year.

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Fall Harvest Nears Completion

MiloThe latest government farm snapshot shows the fall harvest is wrapping up in Kansas.

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Pungent Odor Explained

Tillage RadishesMany people have called the Midway Extension Office in Russell asking, "What is that smell coming from the fields this year?"

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Local Operation Christmas Child Project Packs 858 Shoeboxes

Operation Christmas ChildThe Russell Operation Christmas Child project met its goal this year and packed 858 shoeboxes with gifts and toys to send to less fortunate children in Mexico.

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