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Rural Russell County Road to Close Temporarily

Road Closed PictureThe Russell County Highway Department will close one mile of road next week to repair a bridge.

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Midway Extension District Encourages Preparedness

K State ExtensionThe Midway Extension District of Russell and Ellsworth Counties encourages you to participate in the Prepare Kansas Challenge, an online-based disaster preparedness challenge happening throughout September.

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School in USD 407 Starts Wednesday, All Sports Night is Friday

Russell Champion MascottIt's back to school week in Russell as USD 407 officially starts the 2014-2015 school year Wednesday.

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Wilson FFA Attends State Conference for Chapter Leaders

Wilson FFA LeadersThe concept of developing a mission was taken to a whole new level by four individuals of the Wilson FFA Chapter at the 2014 State Conference for Chapter Leaders (SCCL), held June 30 to July 2 at Rock Springs Ranch south of Junction City.

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Hansen Scholarship Program Announced

hansen museumThe Dane G. Hansen Foundation has announced a significant increase in the scholarship stipends for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Rollover Injures Four Russell Teens

Rollover AccidentA rollover wreck in rural Russell County east of Fairport late Sunday night sent four Russell teenagers to the hospital with injuries.

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2014 Lucas Highland Games Pictures

2014 Lucas HG 1As part of the annual Lucas Adam's Apple Festival, the 4th Annual Lucas Highland Games took place Saturday, August 23 at the Lucas City Park.

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