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SHPTV PBS Kids Writers Contest Opens

PBS KIDS Writers ContestChildren have incredible imaginations and what better way to foster that imagination than for them to write their own stories.

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Lincoln Joins Midway Extension

K State ExtensionSam Lincoln has joined the staff of K-State Research and Extension as the Crops and Horticulture Agent and Director of the Midway Extension District effective December 31, 2017. The Midway District has offices in Russell and Ellsworth.

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Kansas Farm Bureau Safety Poster Program Announced

Kansas Farm BureauAdults agree child safety is an important topic; the trick is getting the kids to agree.

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Boil Water Advisory Issued for the City of Plainville

Boil Water AdvisoryThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the public water supply located in the City of Plainville in Rooks County.

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2018 Storefront, Signage Grants Awarded

Russell County Economic Development and CVBRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau have announced the fourth year of storefront and signage grant awards.

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Simpson Elementary School Collecting Names of Kindergarten Students

Simpson Elementary SchoolSimpson Elementary School in Russell is in the process of collecting names of prospective kindergarten students for the 2018-2019 school year.

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USD 407 BOE Discusses Coaching Matrix

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education met Monday evening and discussed a coaching matrix with Athletic and Activities Director Gene Flax.

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