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April 18 is Lineman Appreciation Day

powerOn April 10, 2013, the United States Senate adopted a resolution supporting the designation of April 18 as National Lineman Appreciation Day.

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Russell Municipal Golf Course Will Be Closed April 15-16

City of Russell LogoThe Russell Municipal Golf Course will be closed Monday, April 15 and Tuesday, April 16, weather permitting, so the greens may be aerated.

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Hoisington Man Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Intentional Murder

Chaz StephensA Hoisington man pleaded guilty on Thursday to second degree intentional murder, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

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UPDATE: Rural Road Reopened

Road Closed PictureThe Russell County Highway Department has reopened a 1.5-mile section of road east of Dorrance after bridge repairs were completed.

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Larned Man was Behind Attacks on Internet Service Provider

HackingA jury on Thursday convicted a Larned man on federal charges of arranging for a series of denial of service attacks on a Kansas internet service provider, US Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

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A Reminder to All USD 407 Registered Voters

VoteThe ballots have been mailed for the USD 407 School Bond Election. If you have not received a ballot, contact the Russell County Clerk's Office to get a replacement ballot.

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RCACF Awards $44,300 in Grants to Support Russell County Area

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) has awarded $44,300 in grants to organizations that benefit the Russell County area, including support for education and the arts.

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