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Numerous Resignations, New Contracts Announced at USD 407 BOE Meeting, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

USD 407 BOESeveral faces, some familiar and some not, will be in new places next school year in Russell as the USD 407 Board of Education announced several more retirements, resignations and new contract offers at its regular meeting Monday evening.

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Community Foundation Grants Support USD 407

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation announced $6,200 in grants to USD 407 to support the health and well-being of children in the Russell County Area.

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Institute to Celebrate Dole's 90th Birthday

Dole Institute of PoliticsThe Dole Institute of Politics in Lawrence is planning to celebrate former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole's 90th birthday as part of its lineup of summer events.

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Four RHS Seniors to Judge Livestock in College

RHS Seniors Signing 5-13-13Lane Mai, Clayton and Jordan Moubry and Payton Stoppel together have not only turned into one of the best high school livestock judging teams in the country, but in the world.

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American Power Chassis Hoping to Open Later this Year

American Power ChassisAmerican Power Chassis, a motorhome chassis manufacturing company opening a plant in Russell, is slightly behind schedule in its hiring and production process, but as co-owner Jerry Brown told KRSL News Friday, the company has begun taking applications and hopes to open later this year.

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Vehicle Rolls Into Russell Home, Injures One

Car House Accident 1One Russell man was injured early Thursday morning and transported to Russell Regional Hospital after the vehicle he was in rolled into the side of a Russell residence.

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Waterline Project Slowed, but Progressing

City of Russell LogoA project to replace several underground waterlines in the midsection of Russell is about 60 percent complete according to local officials.

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