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Annual Chamber Awards Banquet Honors Local Excellence

2016 Chamber Award WinnersLocal 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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Rollover Injures Paradise Man

Rollover AccidentA Paradise man was injured in a rollover wreck Thursday afternoon north of Hays in Ellis County.

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Volunteer/Emergency Worker Award Nominations Sought

Russell Co. Emergency ManagementRussell 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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SHPTV PBS Kids Writers Contest is Underway

PBS KIDS Writers ContestFew things capture a child's imagination like a good book. Smoky Hills Public Television encourages children in central and western Kansas to build critical literacy skills by creating their own stories and taking part in the SHPTV PBS Kids Writers Contest.

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Department of Revenue Warns of Tax Scam

Scam AlertThe Kansas Department of Revenue has received reports of a tax scam targeting Kansans.

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Facilities Planning Discussed at Special USD 407 BOE Meeting

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education met Monday afternoon for a special meeting to discuss continued long-term facilities planning.

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Huelskamp Asks for Student Entries for Congressional Art Contest

Congressman Tim HuelskampEach spring, a nationwide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the US House of Representatives. The Artistic Discovery Contest is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent across the US as well as in each congressional district.

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