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Share a Story Reaches Children Across Central, Western Kansas

Share a StorySmoky Hills Public Television's summer reading program Share a Story visited 68 communities in central and western Kansas this past June and July. Over 1,500 children attended the 76 presentations held at local libraries.


City of Russell Awarded $1 Million KDOT Grant

KDOT Grant 9-17-15 1At a special presentation Thursday morning at the Russell County EMS Building in Russell, Kansas Department of Transportation Secretary Mike King announced the City of Russell has been awarded a $1 million grant to rebuild South Fossil Street.


Boil Water Advisories Rescinded

Boil Water AdvisoryThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded boil water advisories for the public water supply for the City of Paradise in Russell County and Rural Water District (RWD) No. 2 in Osborne County.


Former Wilson Lake KDWPT Officer Wins National Award

Dan HesketMajor Dan Hesket, Law Enforcement Division Assistant Director for the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), was awarded the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators' (NASBLA) Bonner Award on September 15.


Saryerwinnie Named New Russell Building Official

Tyler SaryerwinnieTyler Saryerwinnie was named Barry Mooney's replacement as Russell Building Official at Tuesday afternoon's Russell City Council meeting.


USD 407 BOE Approves Budget

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education approved the 2015-2016 school year budget at its regular monthly meeting Monday.


Veez Unlimited Receives From the Land of Kansas Designation

EncoreLocally owned Veez Unlimited has been recognized as a From the Land of Kansas retailer effective July 30, 2015.


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