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Representative Waymaster Announces Staff

Troy Waymaster 2017 StaffRepresentative Troy Waymaster has announced his 2017 staff for Appropriations and the Legislative Session.

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USD 407 BOE Renews Administrative Contracts

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education renewed the contracts of four of the district's administrators at its regular monthly meeting Monday evening.

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Russell County Volunteer/Emergency Worker of the Year Nominations Sought

Russell Co. Emergency ManagementRussell/Ellsworth County Emergency Management and the 911 Communications Advisory Board are once again requesting nominations for the Volunteer/Emergency Worker of the Year.

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Electricity in Russell Restored After Truck Accident

2-14-17 Power Outage CrewsA motor vehicle accident on North Fossil Street at 14th Street in Russell at approximately 1 PM Tuesday broke power poles and tore down power lines, causing a power outage in that area. Electricity was restored by 2 PM.

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Plainville Doctor Recognized on Kansas Senate Floor

Doctor of the Day 2-14-17Lynn Fisher, MD, FAAFP from Plainville was recognized Tuesday on the Kansas Senate Floor in Topeka during the opening ceremony.

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Russell County Conservation District Announces Annual Awards

Soil Conservation 2The Russell County Conservation District held its annual meeting Monday, February 13 at the Russell County 4-H Building and handed out several annual awards.

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Anderson Promoted to Russell Police Sergeant

David Anderson Promoted Feb 2017David Anderson was promoted to City of Russell Police Sergeant February 9, 2017.

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