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NCK Tech Student, Natoma Graduate Wins Mike Rowe Scholarship

Jesse LyleMike Rowe, of Dirty Jobs fame, and now the founder of the mikeroweWORKS Foundation Work Ethic Scholarship Program, has announced the recipients of the 2017 Work Ethic Scholarship Program.

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Russell City Council Approves Contractor Licensing Requirements, Increased Golf Tournament Fees

Russell City Council 2-7-17The Russell City Council met Tuesday and approved updated contractor licensing requirements, golf tournament fees and scheduling, a bid for repairs to a downtown building, an overhaul of one of the city's electric generators, and professional service agreements for street and bridge projects.

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Commodity Distribution is Sept. 26, 27

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week.

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Russell County Commissioners Award Bid to Repair EMS Building Roof

County Commissioners 1-16-17The Russell County Commissioners awarded a bid Monday to All Weather Roofing and Insulation of Russell to repair the roof of the Russell County EMS Building on South Fossil Street in Russell.

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HDN: Hays, Russell and State Officials Discuss Water Project

R9 Tour 1 9-15-17It needs to happen. And it can't happen quickly enough. That's the message shared by local, regional and state officials Friday during a meeting to discuss development of municipal water rights at the R9 Ranch, which is owned by the cities of Hays and Russell.

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Russell Optometry Practice Acquired by New Owners

Mark GlennAfter two generations of providing eyecare to patients in Russell and the surrounding area, Dr. Mark Glenn recently announced that he will be retiring at the end of September and has sold his practice to the same doctors who own The 10th Street Eyecare Center in Great Bend.

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President Signs Bill to Award Senator Bob Dole the Congressional Gold Medal

Bob Dole at KRSL July 2 2014 2US Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and US Representative Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.) announced Friday President Trump has signed their bill to award former Kansas US Senator Robert J. Dole with the Congressional Gold Medal.

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