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Senator Elaine Bowers Selected to Participate in Department of Defense Program

Elaine BowersKansas Senator Elaine Bowers has been selected to participate in the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC) hosted by the Secretary of Defense.

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Governor Issues Drought Declarations for All Kansas Counties

Drought Declaration 3-13-18Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer issued drought declarations for Kansas counties Tuesday with an executive order at a press conference with Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey and Kansas Water Office Director Tracy Streeter. The declaration includes all 105 counties either in an emergency, warning or watch status.

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Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Schoenchen

Boil Water AdvisoryThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the City of Schoenchen in Ellis County.

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Bronco Radio Wins Eight KAB Student Awards

Bronco Radio Whats Up 3-13-18Russell High School's Bronco Radio has won eight 2018 Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) Student Awards.

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USD 407 BOE Votes Not to Renew AD Flax's Contract

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education met Monday evening and voted not to renew the contract of Activities Director Gene Flax for next school year.

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Russell Man Injured in Sunday Crash

CrashA Russell man was injured in a crash Sunday evening northwest of Russell.

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Portion of Lincoln Street in Russell Closed This Week

Road Closed PictureLincoln Street in Russell will be closed at 9th Street Tuesday and Wednesday while City of Russell crews replace a water main in preparation for this summer's road reconstruction project.

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