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USD 407 BOE Approves Budget, Raise for Teachers

USD 407 BOE 8-11-14The USD 407 Board of Education officially approved the 2014-2015 budget and finalized teacher negotiations at its Monday evening meeting.

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RHS Class of 1969 to Hold Reunion, Looking for Classmates

Russell Champion MascottThe Russell High School class of 1969 is kicking off their 45th class reunion with a performance by 4-Told, Friday, August 29 at 5 PM with doors opening at 4 at the Deines Cultural Center in Russell.

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Bountiful Fall Crops Predicted

MiloA government report predicts bountiful fall crops in Kansas following a devastating winter wheat harvest.

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Election Results Canvassed, Finalized

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14The Russell County Commissioners met Monday to canvass and finalize the results from last week's primary election.

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No Injuries Reported in Friday Car Versus Semi Crash

8-8-14 Car vs Semi Crash 1A Friday afternoon car versus semitruck crash just south of Russell at the Interstate 70/Highway 281 interchange destroyed the front end of a passenger car, but no injuries were reported.

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Rollover Injures Teen

Rollover AccidentA Gardner teen was taken to Ellsworth County Medical Center Thursday afternoon after his involvement in a rollover wreck on Interstate 70 near the Sylvan Grove exit.

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Lucky Russell Player Wins Grasshopper Mower in Lottery Drawing

James Noel Wins Mower 1A Kansas Lottery player from Russell has everything he needs to keep the yard in tip top shape and then some.

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