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Pfeifer Raises More Than $2,000 for Diabetes Research

2018 JDRF BannerOn Saturday, September 22, Kalli Pfeifer of rural Russell, along with members from Kalli's Cure Crew, walked in the 24th Annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) One Walk.

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2018 RHS Homecoming Candidates Announced

2018 RHS King and Queen CandidatesThe royalty candidates for Russell High School's 2018 Homecoming have been announced.

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Russell County Commissioner Kuntzsch Resigns, Accepts Road and Bridge Supervisor Job

Alan KuntzschRussell County Commissioner Alan Kuntzsch announced Monday his immediate resignation from the County Commission to accept the Russell County Road and Bridge Supervisor position.

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KCC to Host Public Hearing on Kansas Gas Service Rate Increase Request

Kansas Gas ServiceThe Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) will hold a public hearing on Thursday, October 4 to receive input from Kansas Gas Service customers on the company's rate increase request.

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Russell County Courthouse Will Be Closed Oct. 8 for Active Shooter Drills

emergency drill pictureThe Russell County Courthouse will be closed to the public on Columbus Day, Monday, October 8 for county employees to participate in active shooter drills.

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Russell County Courthouse Old Building Planned Power Outage is Tuesday

Courthouse Addition Grand Opening 10The old building part of the Russell County Courthouse will be without power Tuesday, October 2 from 1 to 3 PM.

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Statue Celebrating Lifetime Achievements of Senator Bob Dole Unveiled at Washburn University

Bob Dole Statue 1Former US Senators Bob and Elizabeth Dole were in attendance on Friday with Jerry Farley, President of Washburn University, and other dignitaries to unveil a bronze statue celebrating the lifetime achievements of Bob Dole, a proud Washburn graduate, at Washburn University in Topeka.

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