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Four Kansas Lakes Under Public Health Warning Due to Blue-Green Algae

Blue-Green AlgaeThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), has issued a public health warning for four lakes and a watch for four lakes due to harmful algal blooms.

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Sign Up for Hunter Ed Before Fall Seasons Start

Hunter EdTaking Hunter Education has never been more convenient thanks to Internet-assisted courses designed to allow students to complete their classwork at home.

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2017 Russell County Free Fair Sights and Sounds

2017 Russ Co Fair 19Here are some photos and 4-H reports from the 2017 Russell County Free Fair.

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USD 407 Free/Reduced School Lunch Applications Due ASAP

Russell Champion MascottParents and guardians of USD 407 students are reminded to fill out and return applications for free and reduced school lunches as soon as possible.

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South Fossil Street Cement Pouring Begins

South Fossil Concrete PouringBeginning Thursday, July 27, South Fossil Street in Russell between Wichita Avenue and Dorrance Street will be closed periodically to through northbound traffic overnight from 7 PM to 7 AM while cement is poured as part of the South Fossil Reconstruction Project according to city officials.

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County Budget Nearing Finalization

County Commissioners 1-16-17The Russell County 2018 budget is nearing finalization according to County Administrator John Fletcher.

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Next Deines Cultural Center Exhibition Opens Aug. 4

Deines Cultural CenterOpening Friday, August 4 with a reception from 5 to 7 PM is the next exhibition at the Deines Cultural Center in downtown Russell; Quarks, Quirks and Conundrums: A Sabbatical Journey by Wayne Conyers.

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