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Commodity Distribution is Jan. 26, 27 in Russell

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

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Program Seeks to Help Kansans with Winter Energy Bills

Kansas DCFThe state will begin accepting applications this week for the energy assistance program.

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Talbott Fights for Rural Kansas as Legislative Session Begins

Kansas State CapitolThe 2016 Kansas State Legislative Session has begun in Topeka and Russell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Janae Talbott says fighting for rural Kansas will be important this session.

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Russell Recreation Hires New Fitness Instructor

Russell RecreationThe Russell Recreation Commission has hired a new fitness instructor who can help you with that New Year's resolution to get into better shape.

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Houck Named Sergeant

Sergeant Karl Houck Sworn In 1-13-16Karl Houck has been promoted to Sergeant of the Russell County Sheriff's Office.

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USD 407 BOE Discusses Bus Barn, RMS Boiler

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education met Monday night and discussed an addition to the district's bus barn at Russell High School and the broken boiler at Ruppenthal Middle School.

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Drawn to Illusion Opens Jan. 15

Drawn to Illusion 1The next show opens at the Deines Cultural Center in Russell Friday, January 15 from 5 to 8 PM. Drawn to Illusion features the imaginative art of Robert Joy of Ellinwood and Mike Whelan of Great Bend.

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