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Governor Announces Council on Tax Reform Co-Chairs

Janis LeeHonoring her promise to pursue commonsense, bipartisan reform of the Kansas tax code, Governor Laura Kelly has announced the appointment of two former state senators to serve as co-chairs of the new Governor's Council on Tax Reform.

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Russell City Council Considers Economic Incentives for 24/7 Travel Store Expansion

Russell City Council 1-15-19The Russell City Council met Tuesday and discussed economic incentives for the proposed expansion of the 24/7 Travel Store on South Fossil Street in Russell.

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Bunker Hill Bridge is Open

Russell County Commissioners 1-7-19The Russell County Commissioners met Monday and continued discussions regarding road and bridge repairs in the county due to water damage.

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Russell County Historical Society Hosts RMSI What's Up in Russell Coffee

Historical Whats Up 6-18-19 1The Russell County Historical Society hosted Tuesday's Russell Main Street, Inc. What's Up in Russell Coffee at the Thacker/Grover Auto Building located at 9th and Kansas in downtown Russell.

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Donations Now Accepted for Back to School Giveaway

St John Lutheran ChurchThe St. John Lutheran Church Back to School Giveaway Committee is now accepting donations for the upcoming event to be held in August.

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Semi Hauling Round Bales Engulfed in Flames, Trailer Destroyed

Semi Fire 6-17-19Paradise, Waldo and Natoma Firefighters responded to a semi truck fire Monday morning near Paradise. The semi was hauling round bales.

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USD 407 BOE Meets for Board Retreat

USD 407 BOE Retreat 6-15-19The USD 407 Board of Education and administrators met Saturday at LaSada Lodge south of Russell for a Board retreat.

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