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Senator Moran Now Accepting 2015 Service Academy Applications

Senator Jerry MoranUS Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) recently announced he is accepting applications for nominations to the United States Service Academies.

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Four USD 407 School Board Candidates Participate in Forum

2015 Board Forum 1The Russell Rotary Club and Russell Sunrise Kiwanis Club hosted a forum Thursday at the Ruppenthal Middle School Auditorium for USD 407 school board candidates on the April 7 ballot.

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Advance Voting Has Begun

VoteAdvance voting for the April 7 city and school election has begun in Russell County.

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Boat Safety Encouraged with Record Low at Wilson Lake

Wilson Lake by Virgil LawsonThe US Army Corps of Engineers at Wilson Lake reminds boaters to be especially safe with record low lake levels.

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Time Capsule Discovered at Courthouse

Courthouse Time Capsule March 2015A time capsule from 1902 was discovered recently during the ongoing construction and renovation project at the Russell County Courthouse.

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McDonald's Cans for Others Program Continues Through April 2

Cans for Others 2015McDonald's of Russell is hosting a "Cans for Others" food drive now through April 2, offering customers a free small premium roast coffee or soft drink in exchange for a donation of a non‐perishable food item for the Russell County Food Pantry.

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Business Improvement Grant Selections Announced

Russell County Economic Development and CVBRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau, together with Russell Main Street Inc., have announced eight local businesses that will receive Storefront/Signage Grants.

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