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RCACF Awards $15,000 to Russell Community Theater

RCT 2016 Dane Hansen GrantThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) recently awarded a $15,000 grant to the Russell Community Theater to help install a handicap accessible entrance and restroom at the theater playhouse.


May Proclaimed Kansas Beef Month

CattleThe month of May has been declared Kansas Beef Month according to a proclamation signed by Governor Sam Brownback.


Kansas Gas Service Requests Rate Increase

Kansas Gas ServiceONE Gas, Inc. announced Monday its Kansas Gas Service division filed a request with the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) for an increase in base rates.


Lyon Announces Resignation

Russell County SealRussell County Appraiser Kenton Lyon has announced his resignation effective July 28.


Busy Summer Ahead for City of Russell Projects

City of Russell LogoIt looks like it will be a busy summer in Russell with several maintenance, improvement and reconstruction projects planned for the next few months.


Kansas Legislators Approve Budget Plan

Kansas State CapitolKansas legislators have approved a plan for balancing the state budget that gives Republican Governor Sam Brownback broad discretion to make spending cuts.


Just Who is Bob Dole? Meet Him at FHSU Commencement

Bob DoleRobert J. "Bob" Dole's western Kansas values are a good fit for what Fort Hays State University values. The university will honor Dole at the FHSU Commencement ceremonies May 13 and 14, awarding him the university's first-ever honorary doctorate. He will be the keynote speaker both days.


Mike in Morning Banner
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