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Need for Blood Continues During Holiday Season

red cross logoEvery day patients across the country rely on blood donated through the American Red Cross. While the need is ongoing, the supply isn't always - especially during the holiday season, when many regular donors are busy with holiday activities.

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RMSI Weihnachtsfest Button Design Winners Announced

Button Winners 2013Local school students designed this year's Weihnachtsfest buttons and the winning designs have been announced.

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Russell Renews PRIDE Membership

2013 Pride Community SigningWith the approval and signing of a resolution at Tuesday's Russell City Council meeting, the City of Russell is renewed for 2014 as an official entrant in the PRIDE Program.

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Russell City Council Continues Water Discussions

Russell City Council 2013 JuneRussell City Councilmembers met Tuesday afternoon for their regular monthly meeting where they discussed several topics; one topic of note once again was water.

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Mai Recognized for 35 Years of Service

Greg Mai Recognized for ServiceCity of Russell Employee Greg Mai was recognized at Tuesday's Russell City Council meeting for his 35 years of service to the city.

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USD 407 BOE Discusses Technology Initiative, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

USD 407 BOETablets or laptops and their daily use by students was one of the main discussion topics at Monday evening's USD 407 Board of Education meeting.

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Winter Weather Awareness Day is Nov. 20

Cold WeatherWith the first frosts of the season already behind us, the Kansas Division of Emergency Management, in conjunction with the National Weather Service and local emergency management officials across the state, is urging Kansans to prepare for winter.

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