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State Announces "Read the Label First, Don't Mix Chemicals" Campaign

DangerMost people are probably familiar with the classic movie mad scientist scenario, where the crazed scientist mixes up a bubbling brew in his laboratory, usually with tragic consequences. Unfortunately, mixing some common household chemicals can lead to tragic consequences in real life.

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Russell City Council Approves Nuisance Resolutions, Discusses Vacant Building Ordinance

Russell City Council 2-7-17The Russell City Council met Tuesday and approved two nuisance resolutions and continued discussions regarding the proposed Vacant Building Ordinance.

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City of Russell Employees Honored for Years of Service

City Employee Service Awards 10-17-17Nine City of Russell employees were honored at Tuesday's Russell City Council meeting for their years of service.

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Russell County Commissioners Receive Several Updates Monday

County Commissioners 1-16-17The Russell County Commissioners met Monday and received updates from several county and community departments and organizations.

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Funds Raised for RHS Baseball Field Upgrades

Russell Bronco BaseballRussell County USD 407 has announced an upcoming project that will enhance the Russell High School Baseball Field Complex. This project was generously funded by private donors and does not include any USD 407 funds.

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Area Kansas Honors Program Honorees Announced

Kansas Honors ProgramThis fall, the Kansas Honors Program, a longstanding tradition of the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment, will honor more than 3,600 high school seniors throughout Kansas for their academic excellence and achievement.

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Insurance Services Office Upgrades Russell's Building Code Effectiveness Grading Classification

ISO Building Code GraphNot all communities have building codes, nor do all communities enforce their codes with equal commitment. Yet the effectiveness of local building codes can have a profound effect on how the structures in a community will fare in a natural disaster.

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