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Resurfacing Work Set for K-18 in Rooks County

Road Work AheadThe Kansas Department of Transportation expects to begin work the week of March 13 on a project to resurface a portion of Kansas Highway 18 in Rooks County. The project will cover a 15-mile stretch of road from the US Highway 183 junction to the Rooks/Osborne County line.

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KDHE Urges Kansans to Take Precautions to Prevent Spread of Mumps

MumpsAs of March 4, 56 mumps cases have been reported in Kansas across multiple counties.

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Fire Largest Ever in Kansas

Grass FireA massive grass fire raging in two Kansas counties has set a state record for the biggest involving a single blaze.

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Russell City Council Discusses Walking Trail Bids, Contractor Licensing

Russell City Council 2-7-17The Russell City Council held its monthly work study session Tuesday afternoon and discussed bids for the Memorial Park Walking Trail project and contractor licensing procedures for the city.

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Russell Community Supports Firefighters

Wilson Lake Fire Food Donations 1 3-6-17When folks in the Russell County area need assistance or support, the community responds. The Russell community has responded in a big way this week in support of our area firefighters and emergency personnel fighting wildfires.

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Area Students Win Hansen Foundation Scholarships

hansen museumThe Dane G. Hansen Foundation of Logan has named 260 high school seniors from 59 Northwest Kansas schools as winners in its 42nd annual scholarship competition.

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Russell County Commissioners Discuss Insurance, Sickness Outbreaks

County Commissioners 1-16-17The Russell County Commissioners met Monday and discussed county property insurance and recent sickness outbreaks in Kansas.

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