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USD 407 BOE Gives Permission to Solicit Vehicle, Elevator Bids

USD 407 BOE 8-11-14The USD 407 Board of Education at its meeting Monday evening gave district administrators permission to solicit bids for the possible purchase of new vehicles and the possible repair of the Central Office elevator.

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Natoma Graduate Injured in Mitchell County Wreck

CrashA Natoma High School graduate was injured in a wreck Monday morning in Mitchell County.

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Wilson, Natoma Scholars Bowl Teams Heading to State

Scholars BowlThe Wilson and Natoma High School Scholars Bowl teams will both compete at the 1A-Division II State Scholars Bowl Tournament in Natoma Saturday, February 14.

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Hatteberg: Everyone Can Make a Difference

Larry Hatteberg at Chamber Banquet 1Former KAKE-TV anchor and reporter Larry Hatteberg told a packed-house crowd Saturday night at the 2015 Russell Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet that everyone can make a difference in their community.

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World's Fastest Free Throw Shooter Breaks His Own Record in Russell

Bob Fisher in RussellBob Fisher of Centralia, known as the World's Fastest Free Throw Shooter and holder of 15 Guinness World Records, broke one of his records Friday night in Russell.

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USD 407 Mail Ballot to be Sent Out Feb. 18

School FundingRussell County will conduct a mail ballot election this month for voters in USD 407 concerning the district's Local Option Budget (LOB).

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Russell Man Arrested for Active Warrant, Drug Possession

Drug ArrestA Russell man was arrested Wednesday night at a Russell apartment complex for having an active warrant and for being in possession of drugs.

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