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Schmidt Honored for Retirement

Sam Schmidt Retirement 2-21-17Former Russell City Fire Chief and member of the Russell City Fire Department Sam Schmidt was honored at Tuesday's Russell City Council meeting for his retirement.

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RHS Celebrates National FFA Week

FFARussell High School is celebrating National FFA Week this week along with more than 600,000 FFA members across the country.

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Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign Near Kansas Schools Begins

Seat BeltNow through March 5, the Kansas Highway Patrol and area law enforcement agencies are participating in the annual High Visibility Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign around area high schools.

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Chamber Awards Banquet Honors Local Excellence

Steve Riat and CrowdLocal individuals, businesses and organizations were honored Thursday night with awards of excellence at the annual Russell Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet.

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Representative Waymaster Announces Staff

Troy Waymaster 2017 StaffRepresentative Troy Waymaster has announced his 2017 staff for Appropriations and the Legislative Session.

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USD 407 BOE Renews Administrative Contracts

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education renewed the contracts of four of the district's administrators at its regular monthly meeting Monday evening.

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Russell County Volunteer/Emergency Worker of the Year Nominations Sought

Russell Co. Emergency ManagementRussell/Ellsworth County Emergency Management and the 911 Communications Advisory Board are once again requesting nominations for the Volunteer/Emergency Worker of the Year.

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