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Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
Local Kansas Nonprofits Receive More Than $4 Million in Community Service Program Tax Credits

Governor Laura Kelly has announced that $4.1 million in Community Service Program (CSP) Tax Credits have been awarded to support the fundraising efforts of 26 nonprofit organizations across Kansas.

Jun 17, 2024
Smoky Hills PBS
Local Smoky Hills PBS Share a Story Hits Local Libraries This Summer

This summer Smoky Hills PBS is working with public libraries throughout central and western Kansas to conduct summer reading programs through the Share a Story project.

Jun 17, 2024
Russell Golf Course
Local Russell Golf Course is Closed June 17, 18 from 7 AM to 4 PM for Service Road Maintenance

The Russell Municipal Golf Course is closed Monday and Tuesday, June 17 and 18 from 7 AM to 4 PM for service road maintenance.

Jun 17, 2024
USD 407 Steering Committee Meeting 2-21-24
Local USD 407 Steering Committee Will Meet June 19

The USD 407 Steering Committee will meet on Wednesday, June 19 at 5:30 PM in the Russell High School Cafeteria.

Jun 17, 2024
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
Local Governor Kelly Issues Special Session Proclamation

Governor Laura Kelly has issued a formal proclamation declaring the Kansas Legislature reconvene for a special session next week to pass responsible, sustainable tax relief for all Kansans.

Jun 14, 2024
Kansas Wheat Harvest Report 2024 Day Three
Local Kansas Wheat Harvest Report 2024 Day Three

Kansas wheat farmers are relieved to have a crop to harvest this year, remaining optimistic and pleasantly surprised with the good-yielding, good-quality crop, even as harvest progresses into areas wh...

Jun 14, 2024
Rolling Hills Zoo's 25th Anniversary Gallery Show Marks Milestone
Local Rolling Hills Zoo's 25th Anniversary Gallery Show Marks Milestone

This year, Rolling Hills Zoo near Salina marks its 25th anniversary.

Jun 14, 2024
Smoky Hills PBS
Local Finnup Foundation Supports Smoky Hills PBS Educational Programming

Smoky Hills PBS is proud to announce it has been awarded a generous grant from the Finnup Foundation.

Jun 14, 2024
Wheat
Local Deines Brings In First Load of Wheat to American Plains Coop Russell Location

Mike Deines brought the first load of wheat of 2024 to the American Plains Coop Russell location Wednesday evening at around 6:15 PM.

Jun 13, 2024
Kansas Department of Transportation
Local KDOT Announces Approved May Bids

The Kansas Department of Transportation has announced approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects. The letting took place May 22 in Topeka.

Jun 13, 2024
Kansas Department of Commerce
Local Celia Vega, Sara Bloom Named Commerce Employees of the Year

Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland has announced Celia Vega and Sara Bloom have been named the Kansas Department of Commerce's 2023 Employees of the Year.

Jun 13, 2024
City of Russell Fire Department Carbon Monoxide Detector and Fire Extinguisher Program
Local City of Russell Fire Department's Carbon Monoxide Detector, Fire Extinguisher Program Has Been a Hit

The City of Russell Fire Department's carbon monoxide detector and fire extinguisher program has been a hit. The Fire Department has been busy delivering critical safety equipment to help keep citizen...

Jun 13, 2024