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Roberts, Jenkins, Kansas Delegation Introduce Bill to Award Senator Bob Dole the Congressional Gold Medal

Bob Dole at KRSL July 2 2014 2US Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and US Representative Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.) introduced Monday bipartisan legislation in the Senate and House to award former Kansas US Senator Robert J. Dole the Congressional Gold Medal in "recognition for his service to the nation as a soldier, legislator and statesman."

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USD 407 Enrollment Dates, School Supply Lists Announced

Back to School ImageEnrollment for the 2017-2018 school year in Russell will be held August 7 through 9. USD 407 is implementing a single-point enrollment location where district staff will be working as a team to enroll all students in grades Kindergarten through 12 in the Russell High School gymnasium.

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Russell Native Nominated for US Ambassador's Position

CJ MahoneyA Russell native has been nominated as a US ambassador by President Trump.

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Commodity Distribution is July 25, 27

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week.

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Walker I-70 Bridge Project in Final Phases

Road Work AheadA bridge repair project on Interstate 70 near Walker in Ellis County is entering its final phases according to the Kansas Department of Transportation.

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Russell City Council Approves Purchase of Fire, Police Radios

Russell City Council 2-7-17The Russell City Council met Tuesday afternoon and approved the purchase of new portable radios for the city fire and police departments.

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USD 407 BOE Holds Annual Reorganization Meeting

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education met Monday for its annual reorganization meeting.

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