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Russell County Eco Devo and CVB Named a NetWork Kansas 2015 Entrepreneurship Community

NetWork KansasNetWork Kansas has announced Russell County Economic Development and CVB was selected as a 2015 Entrepreneurship (E-) Community and has been awarded $90,000 in tax credits, enabling the Russell County E-Community to raise $90,000 to be loaned to local businesses.

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Monday Crash Injures Russell Teen

CrashA Russell teen was injured Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash near Bunker Hill.

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Russell Area Exceeds Operation Christmas Child Goal

OCC 2015The Russell area stepped up in a big way this year for the annual Operation Christmas Child gift-filled shoebox collection drive at Otterbein United Methodist Church. According to organizer Alice Hammack, 1,223 shoeboxes were collected.

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Stolen Pickup Recovered in Russell

Stolen VehicleA stolen vehicle was recovered early Sunday morning at a Russell hotel.

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Car Trailer Reported Stolen

Crime PhotoA car trailer was reported stolen Friday in Russell County.

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Russell Regional Hospital Receives National Recognition for Performance Leadership in Outcomes

NOSORH iVantage AwardRussell Regional Hospital announced Friday it has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in outcomes, reflecting top quartile performance among all acute care hospitals in the nation.

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RCACF Awards More Than $32,000 in Fall Grants

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) has announced its 2015 fall grant recipients. More than $32,000 in grants were awarded to charitable projects that benefit the Russell County area, including support for education, the arts, city-led programs and public health.

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