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Russell Receives Federal Grant for South Fossil Rebuild

Road Work AheadThe Kansas Department of Commerce has announced that 25 communities, including Russell, will receive federal grants for sewer and water projects, housing rehabilitation and community facilities projects.

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Bob Dole Donates $20,000 to Support Camp Hope

Bob DoleSenator Bob Dole has donated $20,000 to Camp Hope, a weeklong getaway for children with cancer held at Camp Aldrich in Barton County.

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Senator Elaine Bowers Announces Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Elaine BowersState Senator Elaine Bowers (R-Concordia) has announced opportunities to apply for the 2016 Buick Achievers Scholarship.

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Traffic Emergency in Russell Terminated

Snow EmergencyCity of Russell - The traffic emergency declared Tuesday, February 2, 2016 has been terminated. Vehicles can again be parked along emergency snow routes.

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Russell Elks Present Grant to RCT

Elks Donation to RCT 2-1-16The Russell Elks Lodge presented a $2000 grant to the Russell Community Theater Monday.

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Russell County Commissioners Accept Bridge Inspection Bid, Discuss Tax Valuations

Russell County Commissioners 10-19-15The Russell County Commissioners met Monday and accepted a bridge inspection bid, discussed projected tax valuations and addressed election changes.

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RCT Announces Cast for Spring Production

Old Ringers CastThe cast has been announced and rehearsals are underway for the Russell Community Theater's 2016 spring production of "Old Ringers" by Joe Simonelli from March 8 to 12 at the RCT PlayHouse.

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