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Budget Discussed During Special USD 407 BOE Meeting; MINUTES INCLUDED

USD 407 BOEThe 2013-14 budget, district policy and staffing were all discussed during a special meeting of the USD 407 Board of Education on Monday, July 29 in Russell.

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Heavy Rain Forces Closing of Russell Street

State Street Pic 7-30-13Last weekend's heavy rain has forced a portion of one Russell street to be closed.

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Cimarron Man Dies in Plane Crash in Russell County

Plane CrashA man from Cimarron, Kansas died when he crashed a single engine plane in rural Russell County Sunday afternoon.

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Former Salina Bishop Passes Away

Bishop Emeritus George K. FitzsimonsA former Bishop of the Salina Catholic Diocese has passed away.

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Russell County Inmates Indicted on Federal Drug Charges

DOJTwo men who are being held at the Russell County Jail have been indicted on federal drug charges, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced Thursday.

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Storms Fill Fossil Lake

Fossil Lake 5 7-26-13Several years of drought have taken a serious toll on Fossil Lake located just south of Russell.

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Timeline Pushed Back for New City Water Source

Water DropAs Russell residents continue to deal with water restrictions, city officials continue their search for new water sources.

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