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UPDATE: Google Maps Car Still in Russell

Google Maps car in RussellIf you've seen a small white car with a blue globe on top of its roof driving around Russell this week and are wondering what it is, we've got an explanation for you.

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Travel, Tourism Promoted This Week

Russell County Economic Development and CVBIt's National Travel and Tourism Week and Janae Talbott and her office at Russell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau say Russell County is quickly becoming a popular tourist stop.

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SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Kansas Private, Nonprofit Organizations

SBALow-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private, nonprofit organizations (PNPs) in Kansas, following President Obama's federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance (PA) as a result of the snowstorm that occurred February 20 - 23, 2013.

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Preston Officially Becomes Russell Fire Chief

City Clerk Sheldon Hamilton administers Oath of Office to PrestonShane Preston officially took over as the Fire Chief for the City of Russell on Wednesday, May 1.

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Huelskamp Talks Economy, Hears Concerns at Town Hall Meeting

Huelskamp 2013 Town HallUS Congressman for the First District of Kansas Tim Huelskamp was in Russell Monday to host a town hall meeting and discuss current legislative issues with local citizens.

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Area Counties Will Receive Federal Disaster Aid

FEMA24 counties in Kansas were recently declared federal disaster areas as a result of a large snowstorm that pounded much of the state in late February.

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UPDATE: New USD 407 Activities, Athletics Director Named; Minutes Added from Monday's Meeting

Sean SpoontsSean Spoonts of Onaga has been named the Russell High School and Ruppenthal Middle School Activities and Athletics Director after being offered the position at a special meeting of the USD 407 Board of Education on Monday.

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