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Local Mountain Bike Trail Gaining International Attention

Switchgrass Mountain Bike TrailThe Switchgrass Mountain Bike Trail at Wilson State Park in Russell County is gaining significant attention as it was recently named to the EPIC trail category in the International Mountain Bicycling Association's Model Trails Program.

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UPDATE: Russell Regional Hospital Requesting Limited Visitation

No FluDue to an increase in viral illnesses within the community, Russell Regional Hospital is requesting limited visitation.

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Simpson Elementary School Collecting Names for Kindergarten

Simpson Elementary SchoolSimpson Elementary School is in the process of collecting names of prospective kindergarten students for the 2013-2014 school year.

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Semi Truck Fire Reported on I-70 Near Dorrance

Jan 14 2013 Semi FireA semi truck caught on fire Monday afternoon on eastbound Interstate 70 at mile marker 197 approximately two miles west of Dorrance, according to local law enforcement.

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Commissioners, Other Russell County Officials Sworn In Monday

Jan 14 2013 Swearing In coverRussell County Commissioners Steve Boxberger and Brad Zweifel along with many elected officials such as Sheriff John Fletcher, township officers and hospital board members for Russell County were sworn into office Monday morning.

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USD 407 BOE Meeting Moved to January 21

USD 407 BOEUSD 407 Superintendent Dave Couch has announced the School Board of Education meeting originally scheduled to take place Monday, January 14 has been moved back a week to Monday, January 21.

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Russell County School Board, City Council Positions Up for Election Listed

VoteA complete list of the positions up for grabs in the upcoming April 2 election for all Russell County area City Councils and School Boards has been released by the Russell County Clerk's Office.

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