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RHS Scholars Bowl Season Comes to an End

Scholars BowlThe season for the Russell High School Scholars Bowl team came to an end Thursday at the 3A Regional Tournament at TMP in Hays.

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Russell Father, Son Push for Legalized Hemp

HempIn an ongoing effort to identify value-added agriculture products in the area, or additional crops local farmers can grow to diversify their operations, a series of Farm Talk meetings have been held in Russell County in the last several months.

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Russell Firefighters Respond to Vehicle Fire

Russell City Fire DepartmentOn Tuesday at approximately 4:27 PM, the Russell City Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle fire at Gene's Service at 237 South Fossil Street in Russell.

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Interested in Volunteering? Check Out Russell Main Street

Russell Main Street IncAre you interested in investing your time into downtown Russell? Russell Main Street, Inc. is currently working to develop a volunteer database in order to expand its efforts.

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USD 407 BOE, Community Task Force Continue Facilities Discussion

USD 407 BOE Special Meeting 1-29-18The USD 407 Board of Education and the Facilities Community Task Force met again Monday evening in Russell to continue the discussion regarding what to do with the district's facilities.

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Hogan Wins Russell County Spelling Bee

2018 Russell County Spelling BeeThe Russell County Spelling Bee was held Monday at the Ruppenthal Middle School Auditorium in Russell. Twenty students from Russell and Natoma competed.

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Lucas Native Sworn In as US Attorney for Kansas

Stephen McAllisterLucas native Stephen R. McAllister was sworn in Thursday, January 25 as US Attorney for the District of Kansas.

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