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Auditions Set for RCT Fall Production "Election Day"

RCT TheaterThe Russell Community Theater announces auditions for "Election Day," directed by Mitch Hunsley, will be Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 15-16 at the RCT PlayHouse in Russell from 7-9pm each evening.

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RCACF Awards Nine Surprise Grants

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) randomly selected nine organizations to receive a $250 Love Your Community Grant as part of the Foundation's 15th anniversary celebration.

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Sights and Sounds from the 2016 Russell County Free Fair

2016 Fair 1The 2016 Russell County Free Fair in Russell is this week and as always, there is plenty to see and do.

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Sunflower Design and Furniture Company Hosts Grand Opening

Sunflower Design Ribbon Cutting 7-28-16Sunflower Design and Furniture Company at 718 North Main in downtown Russell held a Russell Area Chamber of Commerce Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Thursday.

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Colorado Man Arrested for Stealing Vehicle from Russell

Stolen VehicleA Colorado man was arrested Tuesday afternoon just south of Russell after stealing a vehicle from a Russell business.

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Russell PRIDE Receives Community Service Tax Credits

Dept CommerceThe Kansas Department of Commerce announced Monday that 22 non-profit organizations, including Russell PRIDE, Inc., will receive tax credits under the Kansas Community Service Tax Credit Program (CSP).

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USD 407 BOE Votes to Explore Bond Issue for Facilities Improvements

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15At a special meeting Monday evening for facilities planning, the USD 407 Board of Education voted 6-1 to pursue upgrades to the district's existing facilities based on recent studies and explore a bond issue to pay for the repairs.

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