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County Officials Remind Public about Landfill Rules

Russell CountyKansas is well known for its wind and Russell County officials remind you that wind can have a huge effect on the daily operations of a much used county facility - the landfill.

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Rural Russell County Road to Close Temporarily

Road Closed PictureThe Russell County Highway Department will close one mile of road next week to repair a bridge.

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Midway Extension District Encourages Preparedness

K State ExtensionThe Midway Extension District of Russell and Ellsworth Counties encourages you to participate in the Prepare Kansas Challenge, an online-based disaster preparedness challenge happening throughout September.

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School in USD 407 Starts Wednesday, All Sports Night is Friday

Russell Champion MascottIt's back to school week in Russell as USD 407 officially starts the 2014-2015 school year Wednesday.

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Wilson FFA Attends State Conference for Chapter Leaders

Wilson FFA LeadersThe concept of developing a mission was taken to a whole new level by four individuals of the Wilson FFA Chapter at the 2014 State Conference for Chapter Leaders (SCCL), held June 30 to July 2 at Rock Springs Ranch south of Junction City.

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Hansen Scholarship Program Announced

hansen museumThe Dane G. Hansen Foundation has announced a significant increase in the scholarship stipends for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Rollover Injures Four Russell Teens

Rollover AccidentA rollover wreck in rural Russell County east of Fairport late Sunday night sent four Russell teenagers to the hospital with injuries.

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