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Candidate Forums to Air on SHPTV

Kansas CandidatesLearn more about the candidates vying for state elections through Smoky Hills Public Television's Kansas Candidates program.

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North Water Tower Maintenance to Begin

City of Russell LogoAs part of the City of Russell's ongoing preventative maintenance program, Utility Services Group of Pittsburg, Kansas will perform maintenance on Russell's north water tower.

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Man Arrested for Meth Possession

Drug Arrest 2A man walking along Highway 40 just west of Russell Saturday afternoon was arrested for possession of meth.

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FHSU Grows Into Third Largest University in Kansas

Fort Hays State UniversityWith an all-time high enrollment of 14,658, Fort Hays State University has become the third-largest university in Kansas, public and private.

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Russell Community Weekend Food Bag Program Seeks Donations

Canned GoodsThe Russell Community Weekend Food Bag Program, an effort started two years ago to help hungry children in Russell, is growing and seeking donations.

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Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Dorrance

Boil Water AdvisoryThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the City of Dorrance public water supply in Russell County.

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Russell American Legion to Host National Commander Sept. 27

American LegionRussell American Legion Post 99 at 315 North Main in Russell will host National Commander Charles E. Schmidt on his four-day tour of Kansas with a breakfast on Tuesday, September 27 at 7:30 AM.

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