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Russell County Free Fair Offers Something for Everyone

FairPre-fair activities have already kicked off and the Russell County Free Fair officially begins July 22. Fair organizers and volunteers encourage you to come out and see what this year's fair in Russell has to offer.

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Four Local Businesses Receive Commerce Awards

2014 Business AppreciationFour Russell County businesses were recently honored by the Kansas Department of Commerce at the annual Russell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau Business Appreciation Event.

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CRP Emergency Haying, Grazing Approved for 44 Kansas Counties

FSAThe Kansas Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Committee used their authority with the D2 Severe drought designation on the US Drought Monitor Map to authorize 44 Kansas counties for emergency haying and grazing effective July 16.

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Quinday, Fletcher Elected USD 407 BOE Leaders

USD 407 BOE 5-12-14The USD 407 Board of Education held its annual reorganization and organization Tuesday evening during its regular monthly meeting.

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Budget Discussion Dominates Russell City Council Meeting

Russell City Council 5-6-14Discussion of the fiscal year 2015 budget dominated Tuesday afternoon's Russell City Council meeting.

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Russell Senior Center to Receive State Tax Credit

Dept CommerceThe Kansas Department of Commerce has announced that 25 non-profit organizations, including the Russell Senior Citizens Organization, will share $4.13 million in tax credits under the Kansas Community Service Tax Credit Program.

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Meth Lab Trash Found Near Lucas

Russell County SheriffA backpack containing methamphetamine lab trash was found Monday near Lucas and the Russell County Sheriff's Office reminds you to use caution when discovering suspicious items along country roads.

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