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FHSU Changes Commencement

Fort Hays State UniversityFort Hays State University, one of the fastest growing universities in the nation, will make major changes in the way it conducts graduation ceremonies beginning in spring 2015.

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KU to Honor Local Students

Kansas Honors ProgramStudents from nine Kansas high schools will be honored Thursday, October 9, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.

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Junior Pruter Memorial Blood Drive a Big Success

Junior PruterThe American Red Cross thanks all who donated blood Wednesday in Russell in memory of Natoma's Junior Pruter. The goal was to collect 55 units and 66 units were collected.

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Presence of Rattlesnakes in Russell Reported

RattlesnakeIn the past week, the City of Russell has seen an increase of rattlesnakes in the East 15th, North Fossil and North Culp Street areas. With the cooling temperatures, the snakes are looking for warmer areas.

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Storefront, Signage Improvements the Aim of New Incentive Program

Russell County Economic Development and CVBRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced a new incentive for new and existing businesses in Russell County.

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Students Looking for Broncofication Day Projects

Russell Champion MascottThe Russell High School and Ruppenthal Middle School 3rd Annual Broncofication Day will be Friday, October 10.

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Bickerdyke Students to Travel to Hays Friday

BooksRussell 3rd, 4th and 5th Graders will be traveling to the Young Readers Youth Conference on the campus of Fort Hays State University this Friday, October 3. Students will need to report directly to their classroom by 7:45 AM to load the buses by 8.

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