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Senator Moran Announces $3 Million in Grants to Support Kansas Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Senator Jerry MoranUS Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) has announced that the US Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $3 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to capitalize and administer Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs) that will provide critical gap financing to small businesses and entrepreneurs across Kansas that have been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Governor Laura Kelly Announces Executive Order Delaying School Openings Until After Labor Day

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly 3-17-20Governor Laura Kelly has announced that on Monday she will sign an executive order to delay opening schools until after the Labor Day holiday.

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Two Arrested in Russell County Following High-Speed Pursuit

Police ChaseTwo people were arrested Tuesday evening in Russell County following a high-speed pursuit through Ellsworth and Russell Counties on Interstate 70.

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Russell County Economic Development Accepting Applications for CDBG-CV Funding

Russell County Economic Development and CVBRussell County has received a Kansas Department of Commerce Community Development Block Grant to assist local for-profit businesses retain jobs for low-to-moderate income people. CDBG-CV funding can be utilized to help businesses with issues triggered by the COVID-19 virus.

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USD 407 Online Enrollment Delayed

USD 407 Russell Co LogoUSD 407 is delaying the opening of live online enrollment to July 22.

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Governor Kelly Announces More Than $6 Million in Federal Funding to Respond to Coronavirus

Laura KellyGovernor Laura Kelly has announced $6,202,603 in grant awards to state and local jurisdictions in preventing, preparing for and responding to the coronavirus, as well as funds to support families impacted by domestic violence.

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Knopp Retires After 35 Years, Morse Retires After 13 Years

City of Russell LogoSteve Knopp is retiring from his position as Assistant Fire Chief and Meter Reader after 35 years of service within the City of Russell Fire Department and Electric Production.

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