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RCACF Scholarship Deadline is March 1

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) is accepting applications for student scholarships until March 1, 2016. Apply at www.rcacf.net. More than $100,000 in local scholarships are available.

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Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Paradise, RWD No. 2

Boil Water AdvisoryThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded the boil water advisory for the City of Paradise in Russell County and Rural Water District (RWD) Number Two in Osborne County.

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Arts Grants Awarded to Local Groups

Creative Arts Industries CommissionThe Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission (KCAIC) has announced 25 grant awards totaling $120,811.

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Russell Police Investigating Counterfeit Money

20 Dollar BillThe Russell Police Department is investigating counterfeit $20 bills that have been passed in local businesses. The $20 bills have the same serial number: MB35947846D. Also, the bills are missing the security thread and color shifting ink.

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Russell City Council Approves Christmas Lights, Land Purchases

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council at its Tuesday afternoon meeting approved the purchase of new city Christmas lights and decorations as well as the purchase of land for housing development.

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Russell County Commissioners Approve Purchase of New Sheriff's Vehicles

Russell County Commissioners 10-19-15The Russell County Commissioners on Tuesday approved the purchase of two new vehicles for the Russell County Sheriff's Office.

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Rep. Huelskamp Visits Russell

Huelskamp 2-15-16 1Congressman Tim Huelskamp hosted a Town Hall at Meridy's Restaurant in Russell Monday. It was his 337th Town Hall since elected.

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