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Russell County Commissioners Approve Purchase of New Sheriff's Vehicles

Russell County Commissioners 10-19-15The Russell County Commissioners on Tuesday approved the purchase of two new vehicles for the Russell County Sheriff's Office.

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Rep. Huelskamp Visits Russell

Huelskamp 2-15-16 1Congressman Tim Huelskamp hosted a Town Hall at Meridy's Restaurant in Russell Monday. It was his 337th Town Hall since elected.

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Man Arrested for Warrants, Drugs

Drug ArrestA man was arrested in Russell early Saturday morning on the strength of two warrants and drug possession.

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Russell, Wilson Host State Scholars' Bowl Tournaments

Scholars BowlRussell and Wilson each hosted State Scholars' Bowl Tournaments Saturday.

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Does Russell Need a New School? Join a Focus Group to Share Your Opinion

Russell Champion MascottDoes Russell need a new elementary or middle school? Should USD 407 renovate its existing buildings? The USD 407 Board of Education and Administration invite your input and participation as a member of the Facility Planning and Prioritizing Focus Groups.

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Applications for Spring Grants Due March 15

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation is accepting applications for spring grants until March 15.

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Kansas School Funding Deemed Unconstitutional

School FundingThe Kansas Supreme Court has struck down a stopgap law for funding the state's public schools, saying it left poor districts $54 million short.

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