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Russell's Freedom Fest to Feature Some New Events

Freedom Fest Square LogoRussell is a very patriotic community and that will be on display July 4 during Freedom Fest.

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UPDATE: Russell County Closing Road for Repairs

Road Closed PictureA road just south of Russell is being temporarily closed for repairs.

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Kansas Man Indicted on Drug Charges After Fleeing Arrest in Great Bend

Roosevelt HendersonA Kansas man who was arrested in Great Bend in September after fleeing from officers was indicted Wednesday on federal drug trafficking charges, US Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

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USD 407 Awarded Grant for Summer Meals

USD 407 Russell Co LogoRussell County USD 407 has been awarded $4,849 through a grant funded by the Kansas Health Foundation and the Sunflower Foundation for summer meals.

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Beran Announces Candidacy for Judgeship

Lisa BeranLisa Beran has announced her candidacy for District Judge in the 20th Judicial District.

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Governor Laura Kelly Leads Call with Kansas Manufacturers

Laura KellyGovernor Laura Kelly on Tuesday convened a call with a group of Kansas manufacturers to discuss how her administration can support the state's equipment manufacturing industry as the state moves forward into economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Smoky Hills PBS Hires Special Events Coordinator

Haley GagnonSmoky Hills PBS has welcomed Haley Gagnon to its team as special events coordinator. Gagnon will oversee the day-to-day accounting operations, as well as coordinate the events Smoky Hills PBS provides within its viewing area.

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