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USD 407 BOE Votes to Put $17.5 Million Bond on Ballot

USD 407 BOE 10-8-18The USD 407 Board of Education voted four-to-three Monday evening to put a $17.5 million bond on the ballot for the spring of 2019 for facilities upgrades.

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SHPTV Hires GM

Larry CalveryThe Smoky Hills Public Television Board of Directors has named Larry Calvery as CEO/General Manager.

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2018 Bricks, Broncs & BBQ Winners Announced

Bricks Broncs and BBQ LogoThe 2018 Bricks, Broncs & BBQ winners have been announced by Russell Main Street, Inc.

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Russell Woman Arrested After Shooting in Russell

ShootingA Russell woman was arrested Sunday night after she shot and injured a man in Russell.

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Man Arrested Saturday Following Police Pursuit, Manhunt

Police ChaseLocal law enforcement officers arrested a man Saturday morning on multiple charges following a police pursuit and manhunt.

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Rural Firefighters Respond to Oil Tank Battery Fire Sunday

Tank Battery Fire 10-7-18 Trevor DinkelRussell County rural firefighters responded to an oil tank battery fire Sunday morning southeast of Russell.

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Smoky Hill-Saline Regional Advisory Committee Meeting in Salina is Oct. 19

Smoky Hill Saline RACThe Kansas Water Office's (KWO) Smoky Hill-Saline Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) will have a meeting to discuss current water issues affecting the region as well as the state.

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