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Russell County Planning to Purchase New Ambulance

Russell County CourthouseThe Russell County Commission voted to move forward on Monday with plans to purchase one new ambulance for Russell County EMS.

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Russell County Records Third Most Tornadoes in Kansas in 2012

Russell tornado on May 25Seven tornadoes officially touched down in Russell County last year, making the county the third most hit in the state.

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USD 407 Activity, Athletic Director Mark Paul Resigns, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

Mark PaulThe USD 407 Board of Education accepted the resignation of District Activity and Athletic Director Mark Paul at its regular monthly meeting on Thursday evening after discussing the matter for more than three hours in executive session.

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Blarney Stone Has Been Found!

Gretchen Boxberger & Blarney StoneGretchen Boxberger wins $100 in Russell Main Street bucks!

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Water Release Begins

Water DropThe release of water from Cedar Bluff Reservoir to replenish the water levels at the City of Russell's Pfiefer well field began Thursday morning at 10 AM.

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Community Foundation Receives Significant Scholarship Gift

Starr Schlobohm $1 Million Check PresentationThe Russell County Area Community Foundation announced Tuesday morning at Russell High School a $1 million gift from the Starr F. Schlobohm Trust to be added to the Joshua Scholarship Fund.

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Sylvan-Lucas Students Serve as Pages for State Representative Waymaster

Sylvan Lucas Students Pages for WaymasterOn Tuesday, March 12, six students from Sylvan-Lucas Unified Schools paged for State Representative Troy Waymaster of the 109th District.

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