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State Senator Bowers Calling Kansans for Kansas Boards and Commissions

Elaine BowersState Senator Elaine Bowers (R-Concordia) is currently searching for qualified service minded individuals to serve as gubernatorial appointees on several Kansas Boards.

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City of Russell Crews Working Around the Clock to Clear Snow

Storm Shot from Jason Drake 2-21-13City of Russell crews have been working since the very early morning hours on Thursday to clear Russell streets of the heavy snow that has fallen.

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Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole Funds FHSU Scholarship to Honor His Sisters

Bob DoleBob Dole, an American political icon and native of Russell, has created a scholarship at Fort Hays State University to honor his two sisters.

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KWO Approves Release from Cedar Bluff

Kansas Water OfficeThe Kansas Water Office says it will begin releasing water Monday from Cedar Bluff Reservoir to help recharge Hays water wells.

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Russell City Council Approves Snow Removal Policy

Quinday City CouncilAt its regular monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Russell City Council approved a formal snow removal policy that specifically ranks street clearing priorities for city crews following a snow or ice event.

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Russell County Commission Discusses Equipment Purchases for Fire Departments, EMS

Russell County CourthouseThe Russell County Commission discussed possible purchases of fire trucks and ambulances for two county fire departments and EMS at its meeting on Tuesday.

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Vehicle Fire on Interstate 70 East of Gorham Destroys Car

2-19 Car FireArea emergency personnel responded to a vehicle fire on westbound Interstate 70 at mile marker 179 between Gorham and Balta at just before 8:30 Tuesday morning.

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