Russell Recreation youth swim lessons for this morning (Friday) at the Russell Pool have been canceled due to weather.

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Chamber Awards Banquet Honors Local Excellence

Steve Riat and CrowdLocal individuals, businesses and organizations were honored Thursday night with awards of excellence at the annual Russell Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet.

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Representative Waymaster Announces Staff

Troy Waymaster 2017 StaffRepresentative Troy Waymaster has announced his 2017 staff for Appropriations and the Legislative Session.

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USD 407 BOE Renews Administrative Contracts

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education renewed the contracts of four of the district's administrators at its regular monthly meeting Monday evening.

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Russell County Volunteer/Emergency Worker of the Year Nominations Sought

Russell Co. Emergency ManagementRussell/Ellsworth County Emergency Management and the 911 Communications Advisory Board are once again requesting nominations for the Volunteer/Emergency Worker of the Year.

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Electricity in Russell Restored After Truck Accident

2-14-17 Power Outage CrewsA motor vehicle accident on North Fossil Street at 14th Street in Russell at approximately 1 PM Tuesday broke power poles and tore down power lines, causing a power outage in that area. Electricity was restored by 2 PM.

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Plainville Doctor Recognized on Kansas Senate Floor

Doctor of the Day 2-14-17Lynn Fisher, MD, FAAFP from Plainville was recognized Tuesday on the Kansas Senate Floor in Topeka during the opening ceremony.

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Russell County Conservation District Announces Annual Awards

Soil Conservation 2The Russell County Conservation District held its annual meeting Monday, February 13 at the Russell County 4-H Building and handed out several annual awards.

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