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RCACF Awards $15,000 to Russell Community Theater

RCT 2016 Dane Hansen GrantThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) recently awarded a $15,000 grant to the Russell Community Theater to help install a handicap accessible entrance and restroom at the theater playhouse.

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May Proclaimed Kansas Beef Month

CattleThe month of May has been declared Kansas Beef Month according to a proclamation signed by Governor Sam Brownback.

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Kansas Gas Service Requests Rate Increase

Kansas Gas ServiceONE Gas, Inc. announced Monday its Kansas Gas Service division filed a request with the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) for an increase in base rates.

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Lyon Announces Resignation

Russell County SealRussell County Appraiser Kenton Lyon has announced his resignation effective July 28.

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Busy Summer Ahead for City of Russell Projects

City of Russell LogoIt looks like it will be a busy summer in Russell with several maintenance, improvement and reconstruction projects planned for the next few months.

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Kansas Legislators Approve Budget Plan

Kansas State CapitolKansas legislators have approved a plan for balancing the state budget that gives Republican Governor Sam Brownback broad discretion to make spending cuts.

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Just Who is Bob Dole? Meet Him at FHSU Commencement

Bob DoleRobert J. "Bob" Dole's western Kansas values are a good fit for what Fort Hays State University values. The university will honor Dole at the FHSU Commencement ceremonies May 13 and 14, awarding him the university's first-ever honorary doctorate. He will be the keynote speaker both days.

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