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Russell City Council Approves Economic Development Incentive for Manufacturing Company

Russell City Council 1-15-19The Russell City Council met Tuesday and approved an economic development incentive agreement for a manufacturing company looking to expand into Russell.

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Nex-Generation Offers More Than 80 Paid Summer Internships in 2019

Nex GenerationNex-Generation Round Up for Youth, Inc. is accepting applications for this year's student internship program, which runs from May 29 through August 2.

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Russell County Commissioners Discuss US Highway 281 Project

Russell County Commissioners 1-7-19The Russell County Commissioners met Monday and discussed the proposed reconstruction of US Highway 281 north of Russell.

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Livestock Losses May Qualify for Livestock Indemnity Program

FSAKansas has been experiencing some extreme weather conditions in late winter, just as spring calves are born. The weather is causing issues for many livestock producers and in some cases resulting in livestock losses.

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Russell Sets Record Low for March 4

Cold ThermometerThe record low for March 4 in Russell was crushed Monday morning with temperatures dropping to -9 degrees according to the National Weather Service.

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Momo Challenge Warning Released

WarningSimpson and Bickerdyke Elementary Schools Principal Andrew Dempewolf has released a warning to local parents and guardians regarding the Momo Challenge.

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Russell County Farm Bureau Seeking Applications for Century, Sesquicentennial Farms

KFB 100 and 150 Year FarmsThe Russell County Farm Bureau is seeking applications for 2019 Century and Sesquicentennial Farms to recognize family farms whose current owner/operator is related to the original owner/operator of the farm and acquired in 1919 or before.

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