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KDOT Awards Bid for US 281 Surfacing Project

Road Work AheadThe Kansas Department of Transportation has announced approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. A Russell County project made the list.

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FHSU Graduate Student Receives Award at National Conference

Fort Hays State UniversityFort Hays State University graduate assistant Ashley Templeton recently received Best Communication in the national graduate student case study competition at the NODA: Association for Orientation, Transition and Retention in Higher Education national conference in Louisville, Kentucky.

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RHS Scholars Bowl Places Third in Larned

Scholars BowlThe Russell High School Scholars Bowl team of Katie Barney, Nathan Bitter, Tisha Gupta, Morgan Orlando, Cole Schroeder and Isaak Trueblood placed third at the Larned nine-team round robin Thursday.

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Salvation Army Drive Underway

Salvation ArmyThe easily identified red kettles of the Salvation Army are located in a number of Russell businesses.

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Large Crowd Attends USD 407 BOE Facilities Work Session

USD 407 Work Session 11-27-17A large crowd of about 50 people attended a joint work session of the USD 407 Board of Education and the Facilities Planning Community Task Force Monday evening to further discuss what to do with USD 407 facilities.

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Gift Back to the Russell County Area Underway

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) has kicked off its Gift Back to the Russell County Area Campaign and invites you to give a tax-deductible gift to the Foundation to support the Fund for a Better Russell County Area.

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State Senator Elaine Bowers Seeks Interns for 2018 Legislative Session

Elaine BowersState Senator Elaine Bowers, a Republican from Concordia, said Monday that Kansas Legislature internships are available for the 2018 Legislative Session and applications are due December 20.

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