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KDADS Receives More Than $6.7 Million in Additional CARES Act Funding to Support Older Americans Act Programs

KDADSKansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) Secretary Laura Howard announced Tuesday that Kansas has received more than $6.7 million in US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) grants from the Administration for Community Living (ACL) to help communities provide supportive services, meals, caregiver support services and long-term care ombudsman services for older adults.

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KDOL Begins Accepting PUA Applications Online

Kansas Department of LaborKansas Secretary of Labor Delía García confirmed that Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) began accepting applications Tuesday.

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How Has Your Business Been Affected by COVID-19?

Russell County Economic Development and CVBRussell County Economic Development and CVB has created an online survey and is encouraging Russell County businesses to participate.

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Rinehart Resigns, New Special Education Director Named

USD 407 BOE 1-14-20The Russell County USD 407 Board of Education met Monday evening and accepted the resignation of district Special Education Director Angela Rinehart.

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Russell Grant Firefighters Respond to Vehicle Fire

FireRussell Grant Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire Monday morning just outside of Russell.

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Governor Kelly Announces $9 Million in Grants to Support Community Responses to Coronavirus

Laura KellyGovernor Laura Kelly has announced that more than $9 million in federal funding will be made available to the state's Community Development Block Grant program to support community responses to the COVID-19 crisis.

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USD 407 End-of-Year Check-In Dates Announced

USD 407 Russell Co LogoUSD 407 will host its end-of-year check-in on Thursday, May 21 and Friday, May 22 from 7:30 AM to 5 PM at your student's attendance center. It is a drive-through only check-in. No one will be allowed inside the buildings.

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