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Commodity Distribution is Jan. 21, Jan. 22 in Russell

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations this week, one on Tuesday and the other on Wednesday.

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Low Income Energy Assistance Program Helps Heat Homes

LIEAPHeating your home during the winter months can create a financial burden.

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Dole Thanks Kansans

Bob DoleIn a recent interview with the University of Kansas School of Journalism, former Senator and Russell native Bob Dole said thank you to Kansans.

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Election Filing Deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 21

Election 2014Folks wanting to run for city council positions in Russell County need to file their paperwork by Tuesday, January 21 at noon to get their names on the April 1 spring election ballot.

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UPDATE: Great Bend Shooting Injures Three

Police TapePolice have identified three people who were injured in a shooting in Great Bend Wednesday night.

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Brownback: “We Are Leading An American Renaissance”

Kansas Gov. Sam BrownbackKansas Gov. Sam Brownback says the state's path to growth relies on education, family and a sound economy.

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School Funding Highlights Beginning of 2014 Legislative Session

School FundingThe 2014 Kansas State Legislative Session began Monday in Topeka and local officials and representatives from the Russell area say school funding is the hot topic of discussion heading in to this year's session.

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