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Head-On Collision Injures Two Russell People

CrashTwo Russell people were injured in a two-vehicle head-on collision Tuesday evening about four miles south of Russell on US Highway 281.

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Pheasant, Quail Hunting Season Opens Saturday

Pheasant HuntingPheasant and quail hunting season opens this Saturday in Kansas and officials say bird numbers are up from the last couple years.

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KRSL.com Special: Former Russell County Sheriff Starts Unique Hauling Company

HaulyaWichita Eagle - The same group of Wichita entrepreneurs who started Point-Bee, a local competitor to the Uber driving service, are now starting a similar company to haul items instead of people.

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USD 407 BOE Discusses Food Service Options

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education discussed the possibility of outsourcing the district's food service at its regular monthly meeting Monday evening.

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Kansas Officials Approve $4.2M in Emergency Aid for Schools

School FundingKansas Governor Sam Brownback and top legislators have approved $4.2 million in emergency aid for 25 public school districts after trimming back their requests.

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Banks Receives Distinguished Service Award

Banks Award 11-9-15During the annual Kansas Municipal Energy Agency's meeting of member cities, Duane Banks, Electric Utility Director for the City of Russell, was presented the Max Embree Award.

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Deadline Approaching for Storefront, Signage Program Application

Russell County Economic Development and CVBThe deadline to apply for the Storefront and Signage Improvement Program through Russell County Economic Development and CVB is quickly approaching.

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