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Ottley Retires, Michel Hired as Victoria Superintendent

Kent MichelUSD 432 Victoria has hired Russell native Kent Michel as its new Superintendent and Elementary Principal to replace David Ottley who is retiring in June.

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RHS FFA Wins District Livestock Judging Contest

2018 RHS FFA District LivestockRussell High School FFA had a group of students go to Hays Wednesday for the District Livestock Judging Contest. RHS placed first overall as a team with several individual awards.

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Russell City Council Approves Bridge Repair Project

Russell City Council 1-2-18The Russell City Council met Tuesday afternoon and approved a project and bid to repair three of the city's bridges.

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RCACF Awards $73,105 in Grants

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) has awarded $73,105 in grants to organizations that benefit the Russell County area, including support for education, the arts, community beautification, city-led programs and public safety.

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Nguyen Recognized with Prestigious KU Award

Tammy NguyenTammy Nguyen, a chemical engineering major from Russell, has won the University of Kansas Alexis F. Dillard Student Involvement Award.

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City of Russell Fire Department Awarded Grant from Kansas Firefighter Recruitment and Safety Grant Program

Russell City Fire DepartmentThe City of Russell Fire Department has been awarded a $3,550 grant from the Kansas Firefighter Recruitment and Safety Grant Program.

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Mexican Man Arrested in Russell County on Drug, Gun Charges

4-17-18 Drug BustA Mexican man was arrested Tuesday morning in Russell County on multiple drug and gun charges.

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