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Brownback: “We Are Leading An American Renaissance”

Kansas Gov. Sam BrownbackKansas Gov. Sam Brownback says the state's path to growth relies on education, family and a sound economy.

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School Funding Highlights Beginning of 2014 Legislative Session

School FundingThe 2014 Kansas State Legislative Session began Monday in Topeka and local officials and representatives from the Russell area say school funding is the hot topic of discussion heading in to this year's session.

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Senators Roberts, Moran Announce USDA Disaster Designation for 37 Kansas Counties

DroughtSenator Pat Roberts, a senior member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and Senator Jerry Moran, a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, have announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 37 counties in Kansas as natural disaster areas due to the severe and ongoing drought.

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Simpson, Bickerdyke Elementary Teachers to Receive iPads, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

USD 407 BOEAll Simpson and Bickerdyke Elementary School teachers will be receiving iPads in a few weeks thanks to the USD 407 Board of Education approving the purchase Monday evening.

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Lincoln Man Killed in Crash

Fatal CrashA Lincoln man was killed when his truck rolled late Monday. KAKE-TV reports the accident happened on Kansas Highway 14 in Lincoln County.

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Foundation Announces Scholarships Available

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of scholarship dollars for area high school seniors and college students for the 2014-2015 school year.

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Seed Warehouse in Osborne Catches Fire

Star Seed Fire Jan 2014A fire has caused extensive damage to the Star Seed Warehouse in Osborne.

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