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Drivers Education Enrollment Meeting is Thursday

drivers ed pictureRussell High School will offer Drivers Education to students that will be age 14 by June 1, 2013. Enrollment will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 7:30 PM in the RHS cafeteria for parents and students.

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Senator Moran Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2013 Internships

Senator Jerry MoranU.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) announced Monday he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, D.C., and Kansas offices for summer 2013.

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RHS Scholars Bowl Team Finishes 3A Runners-Up

2013 RHS State Runner-up Scholars Bowl TeamThe Russell High School Scholars Bowl Team capped off their best season in school history on Saturday, February 9 with a runner-up finish at the Class 3A State Scholars Bowl Meet in Cimarron.

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RACC Annual Awards Banquet a Big Success

2013 RACC Awards Banquet Marci Penner DRAKESAwards and encouragement were plenty at the 2013 Russell Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet Thursday night that was hosted at Fossil Creek Hotel and Suites in Russell.

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Kansas Reporting Nearly 700 Flu, Pneumonia Deaths

No FluKansas health officials say the state is being hit hard by the flu in the current flu season.

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Two Large Projects Keep Electric Department Busy

powerElectrical system reliability and redundancy are the goals involved in two large projects that the City of Russell Electric Utilities Department is currently working on, said Department Director Duane Banks recently.

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Russell City Council Hears Water Usage Concerns

Quinday City CouncilThe ongoing drought in the area continues to affect the water supply in Russell, and as the Russell City Council heard Tuesday afternoon at its February Work Study, the conditions are beginning to seriously hinder one specific local industry.

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