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County Commissioners Vacate Rural Road, Discuss Hospital Upgrades

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14The Russell County Commissioners at their Monday meeting voted to close a small, rural section of Russell County road and discussed upgrades at Russell Regional Hospital.

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Sen. Moran Receives Legislator of the Year Award from the Kansas Home Care Association

Senator Jerry MoranUS Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) has received the Kansas Home Care Association's (KHCA's) 2014 Legislator of the Year Award for his long record of leadership on initiatives that support and improve Kansans' access to home care and hospice services. Sen. Moran is the sole recipient of KHCA's Legislator of the Year for 2014.

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Operation Christmas Child Collection Week is Nov. 17-24

Operation Christmas ChildOtterbein United Methodist Church, located at 136 West Wisconsin Street in Russell, will be a drop off site again this year for Operation Christmas Child gift-filled shoeboxes.

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Wreck Injures Beloit Man in Russell County

CrashA Saturday morning wreck north of Russell on US Highway 281 injured a Beloit man according to the Russell County Sheriff's Office.

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USD 407 BOE Discusses District Goals at Workshop

USD 407 Goal Setting Meeting 11-13-14 1The USD 407 Board of Education met Thursday evening at Russell High School to discuss district goals and what the Board wants in a new superintendent.

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Fryer Blamed for Fire at Sonic

Sonic Fire 11-14-14 1The Russell City Fire Department was dispatched Friday morning at around 10:30 to a fire at Russell's Sonic Drive-In on South Fossil Street.

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KDOT Crews Ready for Snow

KDOTWith snow in the forecast later this week, the Kansas Department of Transportation is ready.

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