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Community Foundation Supports Russell Recreation Commission

Russell Rec 2013The Russell County Area Community Foundation announced Wednesday $4,500 in grants to the Russell Recreation Commission (RRC).

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Woelk Named City Finance Director, Clerk

City of Russell LogoKatrina Woelk has been selected to fill the Russell City Clerk and Finance Director position that will open with the impending July retirement of current Clerk and Director Sheldon Hamilton, according to a recent City of Russell press release.

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Record Highs Set Monday, Tuesday

ThermometerRecord high temperatures were set Monday, May 13 and Tuesday, May 14 in Russell just mere weeks after record lows and measurable snow affected the area in late April.

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Numerous Resignations, New Contracts Announced at USD 407 BOE Meeting, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

USD 407 BOESeveral faces, some familiar and some not, will be in new places next school year in Russell as the USD 407 Board of Education announced several more retirements, resignations and new contract offers at its regular meeting Monday evening.

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Community Foundation Grants Support USD 407

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation announced $6,200 in grants to USD 407 to support the health and well-being of children in the Russell County Area.

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Institute to Celebrate Dole's 90th Birthday

Dole Institute of PoliticsThe Dole Institute of Politics in Lawrence is planning to celebrate former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole's 90th birthday as part of its lineup of summer events.

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Four RHS Seniors to Judge Livestock in College

RHS Seniors Signing 5-13-13Lane Mai, Clayton and Jordan Moubry and Payton Stoppel together have not only turned into one of the best high school livestock judging teams in the country, but in the world.

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