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Letsch Again Heading to National Pedal Pull

Javon Letsch 2014Javon Letsch, 9-year-old son of Julie Letsch of Luray and a 4th grader at Natoma Elementary School, placed 2nd Sunday, September 7 at the Kansas State Pedal Pull in Hutchinson at the Kansas State Fair.

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Grant Applications to Community Foundation due Oct. 15

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation has announced grant applications are being accepted now through October 15 for the Fund for the Better Russell County Area.

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Large Fall Crop Production Predicted

Corn HarvestThe latest government forecast on Kansas crop production is painting a far rosier picture than had been anticipated for most fall crops just a month ago.

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RCACF Partners with Russell Regional Hospital

LifePak TrainerGrants totaling nearly $6500 from the Russell County Area Community Foundation's Fund for a Better Russell County Area were used recently by Russell Regional Hospital to purchase new equipment.

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USD 407 BOE Sets Timeline for Superintendent Hire

USD 407 BOE 8-11-14The USD 407 Board of Education at its Monday evening meeting set a tentative timeline for the hiring of a new superintendent.

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Winter Wheat Planting Now Underway

Planting WheatKansas growers have begun seeding their fields for next year's winter wheat crop.

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SHPTV to Broadcast Gubernatorial, Senatorial Debates

Election 2014Election season is upon us with statewide and local races to be decided on November 4. Smoky Hills Public Television is providing access to the debates for several of these races.

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