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Kansas Supreme Court Accepts School Funding Changes

School FundingThe Kansas Supreme Court has signed off on a new education funding law that boosts state aid to poor school districts.

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USD 407 BOE Holds Special Meeting

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education held a special meeting Tuesday afternoon for year end business.

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Downtown Russell Building Struck by Lightning

Pohlman Building Storm Damage 1 6-28-16A downtown Russell building was struck by lightning Tuesday afternoon.

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RCACF to Celebrate 15th Anniversary with Love Your Community Grants

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) will award $2,250 total in grants to nine charitable organizations as part of the Foundation's 15th anniversary celebration.

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Legislature Passes School Funding Bill

Kansas State CapitolKansas legislators have passed an education funding plan from Republican leaders that boosts aid to poor school districts to satisfy a state Supreme Court mandate and end a threat that the state's public schools might not reopen next month.

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Russell Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

Fatal CrashA Russell man died Friday night in a motorcycle versus cow collision in Russell County.

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KRSL's Summer of Fun Free Movie Night Attendees Fill Two Tubs with Food Donations

SOF 2016 Movie 1The kick-off event of KRSL's Summer of Fun 2016, a free movie night at the Dream Theater Thursday, was well attended and a great amount of food donations was collected for the Russell County Food Pantry.

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