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Happy Birthday, Kansas! Student Photo Contest Deadline Nears

LW HalbeFirst grader Asher Cook of Olathe loves taking pictures. His photograph of a beautiful field of wildflowers received first place in last year's Happy Birthday, Kansas! student photo contest.

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Challenge Fund Announced to Help Russell Kids

Backpack ProgramA local donor will match dollar for dollar the first $5,000 contributed to the Russell Back Pack Endowment Fund during the holiday season.

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Russell City Council Discusses Wastewater System, Land Grant Termination

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council met Tuesday afternoon for its monthly work study session.

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Dole Honored at Pearl Harbor Event in Texas

HW Bush and Dole 12-7-16Hundreds of well-wishers applauded World War II veterans George H.W. Bush and Bob Dole during a patriotic Texas ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack.

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Russell County Commissioners Discuss Bridge Repairs

Russell County Commissioners 10-19-15The Russell County Commissioners met Monday morning and discussed projects to repair a couple Russell County bridges.

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Colorado Man Arrested in Russell County Following Police Chase

Police ChaseA Colorado man was arrested Friday morning in Russell County following a police chase.

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RCACF Meets Goal, Raises $51,990 to Help Russell County Area

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation has announced it exceeded its November fundraising goal, gathering $51,990 for the Fund for a Better Russell County Area. The Dane G. Hansen Foundation will match $50,000, meaning total gifts to the fund are $101,990.

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