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USD 407 BOE Discusses Food Service Options

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education discussed the possibility of outsourcing the district's food service at its regular monthly meeting Monday evening.

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Kansas Officials Approve $4.2M in Emergency Aid for Schools

School FundingKansas Governor Sam Brownback and top legislators have approved $4.2 million in emergency aid for 25 public school districts after trimming back their requests.

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Banks Receives Distinguished Service Award

Banks Award 11-9-15During the annual Kansas Municipal Energy Agency's meeting of member cities, Duane Banks, Electric Utility Director for the City of Russell, was presented the Max Embree Award.

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Deadline Approaching for Storefront, Signage Program Application

Russell County Economic Development and CVBThe deadline to apply for the Storefront and Signage Improvement Program through Russell County Economic Development and CVB is quickly approaching.

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Section of Fairport Road Closed This Week

Road Closed PictureFairport Road in Russell County from 182nd Street to 184th Street is closed until Friday, November 13 at 4 PM according to the Russell County Highway Department.

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City Officials Clarify Housing Project

MIH DuplexCity of Russell - In light of some recent misinformation on social media, we would like to inform citizens of the facts of the proposed housing project.

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Rooks County Road Construction Project Included in KDOT Bids

Road Work AheadThe Kansas Department of Transportation has announced approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place October 21 in Topeka.

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