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Russell Native Jason Dinkel is Command Master Chief of US Navy Ship

Jason DinkelRussell native Jason L. Dinkel is the Command Master Chief of the USS Frank Cable, a United States Navy submarine tender ship based in Guam.

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Area Legislators Will Answer Your Questions on SHPTV April 21

The Kansas LegislatureThe Kansas Legislature on Smoky Hills Public Television returns Friday night with four area legislators scheduled to participate in the live call-in show.

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USD 407 BOE Discusses Concrete, Paper Bids

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education met Monday evening and discussed concrete bids for the Russell High School track, annual paper bids, state education funding and membership in the Kansas Association of School Boards.

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Russell County Commissioners Discuss 2018 Budget, Fairground Drainage Problems

County Commissioners 1-16-17Discussions regarding the 2018 budget dominated Monday's Russell County Commissioners meeting.

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Trinity Community Thrift Store Receives $30,000 Grant

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) announced Monday more than $100,000 in grants awarded to organizations that benefit the Russell County area, including support for education, park development, museums and public health.

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Russell Men Arrested for Drugs Following Report of Underage Drinking

Drug Arrest 2Two Russell men were arrested on drug charges Friday night in Russell following the report of an underage drinking party.

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Easter Sunday Rollover Injures Oregon Woman

Rollover AccidentA one-vehicle rollover wreck Sunday afternoon on Interstate 70 in eastern Russell County injured an Oregon woman.

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