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"Paint with Pride" Program Helps Those in Need

Paint with PrideApplications are now available for low income seniors or people with permanent physical disabilities to sign up for the Russell "Paint with Pride" program.

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Kansas Cuts Mortgage Fees, Costing Counties Money

MortgageGovernor Sam Brownback has signed legislation phasing out the fees paid by Kansas lenders to counties to register home mortgages.

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Special Water Use Permits No Longer Being Issued

City of Russell LogoSpecial Water Use Permits are no longer being issued by the City of Russell according to city officials.

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USD 407 BOE Approves Purchase of Wheelchair Accessible Bus, LAN Equipment, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

USD 407 BOE 5-12-14The USD 407 Board of Education spent some money at its monthly meeting Monday evening as the Board approved the purchase of a new wheelchair accessible bus and moved forward with a project to upgrade the district's Local Area Network.

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Woman Arrested on I-70 in Russell County for Marijuana Possession

Drug ArrestA woman was arrested by a Russell County Sheriff's Deputy Monday evening near Russell on Interstate 70 for marijuana possession.

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Most Kansas Wheat is in Poor Condition

wheat fieldThe latest government snapshot shows the majority of the Kansas winter wheat crop is faring poorly.

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Russell, Other Area Counties Receive Grants

Kansas Attorney General Derek SchmidtSheriff's offices in Russell, Rooks and Trego Counties have been awarded grants for digital fingerprinting equipment according to Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt.

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