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Budget Discussions Dominate Russell County Commissioners Meeting

County Commissioners 1-16-17Discussions regarding the 2018 budget dominated Monday's Russell County Commissioners meeting.

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RCACF Awards $16,600 in Grants to USD 407

RCACF Grants to USD 407 5-15-17The Russell County Area Community Foundation recently awarded $16,600 in grants to USD 407.

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Semi Crash in Ellsworth County Injures One

Jackknifed Semi 5-14-17A South Carolina truck driver was injured in a semi crash Sunday afternoon in Ellsworth County.

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Russell Native Anita Krug Named Interim Dean of UW School of Law

Anita KrugAnita K. Krug, the D. Wayne and Anne Gittinger Professor of Law, has been named the interim Toni Rembe Dean of the University of Washington School of Law.

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Memorial Park Walking Trail Groundbreaking Held

Memorial Park Walking Trail GroundbreakingRussell PRIDE, Inc. and the Rotary Club of Russell held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Memorial Park Walking Trail on Friday, May 12 at the intersection of Parkside and Pine Streets in Russell.

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St. John Lutheran's Back-to-School Giveaway Seeking Donations

St John Lutheran ChurchThe St. John Lutheran Church Back-to-School Giveaway Committee in Russell has announced the Back-to-School Giveaway will once again be held this year with the giving away of gently used and new clothing, along with new packages of socks and underwear.

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Consumer Alert: Strengthen Your Technology Security Skills

CybersecurityRecent news reports about information stolen from computer and technology users across the United States, including hacking activity here in Kansas, pose the need for citizens to strengthen their technology security skills, said Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance.

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