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Russell City Council Approves Open Burning of Lawns for Two Weeks

Russell City Council 2-7-17The Russell City Council approved a motion Tuesday afternoon to allow open burning of lawns and gardens in the city limits by permit for a two week period.

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FHSU Alumni Association Announces Nominees for 2017's Outstanding Graduating Senior

Fort Hays State UniversityForty-five graduating seniors at Fort Hays State University have been nominated for the 2017 Torch Award, the highest student honor given at FHSU.

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Russell Native Jason Dinkel is Command Master Chief of US Navy Ship

Jason DinkelRussell native Jason L. Dinkel is the Command Master Chief of the USS Frank Cable, a United States Navy submarine tender ship based in Guam.

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Area Legislators Will Answer Your Questions on SHPTV April 21

The Kansas LegislatureThe Kansas Legislature on Smoky Hills Public Television returns Friday night with four area legislators scheduled to participate in the live call-in show.

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USD 407 BOE Discusses Concrete, Paper Bids

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education met Monday evening and discussed concrete bids for the Russell High School track, annual paper bids, state education funding and membership in the Kansas Association of School Boards.

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Russell County Commissioners Discuss 2018 Budget, Fairground Drainage Problems

County Commissioners 1-16-17Discussions regarding the 2018 budget dominated Monday's Russell County Commissioners meeting.

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Trinity Community Thrift Store Receives $30,000 Grant

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) announced Monday more than $100,000 in grants awarded to organizations that benefit the Russell County area, including support for education, park development, museums and public health.

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