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Cross Honored on House Floor

Cross House 3On Tuesday, February 24, Melinda Cross of Russell was honored and congratulated by the Kansas House of Representatives for her recognition by the Kansas State High School Activities Association for being named the 2014-2015 Dr. Earl Reum Kansas Advisor of the Year.

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Kansas Insurance Department Assessing Anthem Data Breach

AnthemKansas Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer said Monday the Kansas Insurance Department is assessing the impact of possible data hacking of health insurance policyholders in Kansas as a result of the cyber attack which targeted Anthem, Inc., the nation's second largest health insurance company.

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Bickerdyke Science Fair is This Week

Science FairThe Annual Bickerdyke Elementary School 3rd through 5th Grade Science Fair is this week at the BES Gymnasium in Russell.

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Leaders Save Lives Program Encourages Student Involvement

red cross logoThe American Red Cross is looking for student leaders who want to help support the blood supply this summer.

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"Young Masters" Opens March 1

Deines Cultural CenterMarch is youth art month and to celebrate, the Deines Cultural Center in Russell will exhibit artwork made by the students of USD 407.

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RPL Needs Legos

LegosThe Russell Public Library is in need of Lego bricks for use in its children's department and for programming.

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USD 407 Mail Ballots Arrive

School FundingRussell County is now conducting a mail ballot election for voters in USD 407 concerning the district's Local Option Budget (LOB).

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