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SHPTV Receives Grant from Western Kansas Community Foundation

Smoky Hills Public TelevisionThe Western Kansas Community Foundation has awarded Smoky Hills Public Television with a grant for the station's Literacy Leadership program.

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Knopp Receives Earl Hemphill Award for Outstanding Leadership, Riedel Named Firefighter of the Year

2018 Fire Awards Steve KnoppThe Russell City Fire Department and Firefighters Relief Association annual meeting and awards banquet was held Wednesday evening at the Fossil Creek Hotel and Suites Dole-Specter Conference Center in Russell.

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Russell Public Library Vandalized

Russell Library Vandalism 5-2-18 1The Russell Public Library at 126 East Wisconsin Street recently experienced some vandalism.

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Rural Firefighters Respond to Tank Battery Fire

Tank Battery Fire 5-2-18Lightning caused a tank battery fire in southeast Russell County Wednesday afternoon.

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Russell City Council Discusses Electric Code, FAA Grant Application

Russell City Council 1-2-18The Russell City Council met Tuesday afternoon for its monthly work study session.

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May Begins with Severe Weather

Von Rothenberger 5-1-18 StormSevere thunderstorms rolled through central and northern Kansas Tuesday afternoon and evening.

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UPDATE: Brant's Meat Market in Lucas to Reopen

Brants Meat MarketHistoric Brant's Meat Market in Lucas has announced it will reopen this summer.

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