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USD 407 Bond Fails

USD 407 Bond PosterThe USD 407 school bond has failed.

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FHSU TEECA Earns Two Championships, Two Awards at National Conference

FHSU TEECA Outstanding ChapterFort Hays State University's chapter of the Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Association won two national championships and a runner up finish in nine competitive events against 14 other universities at the 81st annual International Technology and Engineering Educators Association conference in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Bob Dole Silo Repainting Begins

Bob Dole SiloThe repainting of the "Bob Dole Silo" on Main Street in Russell has begun.

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Last Day of School Moved Up

Russell Champion MascottBy unanimous vote of the USD 407 Board of Education at the April regular meeting, the last day of school in Russell for the 2018–2019 school year will be May 16 providing excess days remaining in the school calendar are not lost due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Dream Theater Hosts What's Up in Russell Coffee

Dream Whats Up 4-23-19The Dream Theater in downtown Russell hosted Tuesday's Russell Main Street, Inc. What's Up in Russell Coffee.

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Russell County Industrial Hemp Advocates Meet with Kansas Secretary of Agriculture

Hemp Meeting with Ag Sec 4-18-19Russell County industrial hemp advocates met with Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Mike Beam last week to discuss current and future developments in the industrial hemp industry in Kansas.

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Russell Mayor Signs Proclamation Recognizing Arbor Day

Arbor Day Proclamation 4-16-19Russell Mayor Curt Mader signed a proclamation on April 16 recognizing April 26 as Arbor Day in Russell.

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