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Russell County's COVID-19 Case Total is Now Five

CoronavirusThe Russell County Health Department received notification early Wednesday morning of another case of COVID-19 who resides in Russell County. Russell County's case total is now five.

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ATV Reported Stolen from Rural Russell County

TheftAn ATV was reported stolen from rural Russell County on Tuesday.

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USD 407 Releases Preliminary Plans for Fall 2020

USD 407 Russell Co LogoRussell County USD 407 is preparing to start school for the fall 2020 semester.

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Russell County Commissioners Continue 2021 Budget Talks

County Commission Meeting 7-6-20The Russell County Commissioners met Monday and continued talking about the 2021 budget.

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Smoky Hills PBS Receives Grant from Heartland Community Foundation

SHPBS LogoThe Heartland Community Foundation has awarded Smoky Hills PBS with a grant for $1,500 to support their literacy leadership initiative.

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Governor Kelly Signs Executive Orders Delaying Schools, Implementing Mitigation Procedures

Laura KellyGovernor Laura Kelly has signed Executive Order #20-59 and shared the details for Executive Order #20-58. Executive Order #20-58 can only be signed if the Kansas Board of Education votes to approve her order.

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Ad Astra Presents Virtual Choirs and Sneak Peek of Trudy Furney Opera

Ad Astra Music FestivalThe final performances of Ad Astra Music Festival's 2020 virtual season take place this weekend.

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