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Voos Honored at Retirement Reception

Bob Voos Retirement 8-31-17Bob Voos of the City of Russell Water Department was honored with a retirement reception Thursday afternoon at the Russell City Building.

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Russell Man Arrested After Police Chase in Ellis County

Police ChaseA Russell man was arrested Tuesday evening in Ellis County following a police chase and manhunt.

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Bronco Radio Officially Launches

Bronco Radio Launch 1USD 407 now has its own internet radio station with the official launch Tuesday of Bronco Radio at Russell High School.

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USD 407 BOE Approves 2017-18 Budget

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 school district budget at a special meeting Monday evening.

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Smoky Hills Public Television Hires General Manager/CEO

Dawn GabelSmoky Hills Public Television, serving central and western Kansas, announced Tuesday that Dawn J. Gabel has joined as its new General Manager and Chief Executive Officer.

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Cash Donations the Best Way to Help Hurricane Disaster Victims

FloodThe Kansas Division of Emergency Management is urging Kansans who wish to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey on the Gulf Coast to donate money to a reputable volunteer, charitable or faith-based organization rather than sending food, clothing or other goods.

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USD 407 Starts School Wednesday

School ZoneThe first day of the 2017-2018 school year for USD 407 Russell County schools is Wednesday, August 30 from 8 to 11:30 AM.

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