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Nex-Tech Announces Grant Program for Rural Communities

Nex-Tech logoNex-Tech has announced a grant program for rural communities available through the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), in cooperation with NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association.


St. John Lutheran Church Receives $10,000 Grant for Backpack Program

Backpack ProgramIn a special effort to continue serving the Russell Community Backpack Program, council members of St. John Lutheran Church and Russell Community Steering Committee members have received a $10,000 grant from the Kansas Health Foundation.


Two Auctioneers Who Participated in Local Competition Place Well at World Championship

World Livestock Auctioneer ChampionshipThe Livestock Marketing Association hosted the 2016 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship June 18 in Kentucky and two men connected to the 8th Annual Kansas Livestock Auctioneer Championship in Russell last year placed very well at the world contest.


Fireworks to be Allowed in Russell

Russell City Council 5-19-15The use of fireworks will be allowed in the Russell city limits this July 4. The Russell City Council discussed fireworks at its meeting Tuesday and took no action to ban them.


Resurfacing Projects Start This Month in Russell County

Road Work AheadStarting in late June, the Kansas Department of Transportation will begin work on a pair of chip seal projects in Russell County.


Are You Missing a Bicycle?

Russell Police DepartmentAre you missing a bicycle? During the last month, the Russell Police Department has recovered several bicycles that have been left unattended in different areas of town.


Mai Honored for 38 Years of Service

Greg Mai RetirementLongtime City of Russell Parks Department employee Greg Mai recently announced his retirement and was honored at Tuesday's Russell City Council meeting.


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