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Filing Deadline for 2016 Primary, General Elections is June 1

VoteThe filing deadline for the August primary and November general elections is June 1, 2016 at Noon.

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Chamber Director Zvolanek to Resign

Amber ZvolanekRussell Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Amber Zvolanek has announced her resignation effective June 4, 2016.

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Memorial Park Tennis Court Replacement Project Has Begun

Tennis Court Project 5-18-16 1Demolition of the existing tennis courts at the Memorial Park complex in Russell has begun.

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Commodity Distribution is May 24, 25 in Russell

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week.

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Krauss Among Sunflower Foundation Board Appointees

Andrea KraussThe Sunflower Foundation has announced three appointments to its Board of Trustees by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. The appointees are Liz Sosa of Garden City, Andrea Krauss of Russell and Les Lacy of St. Francis. Each will serve a three-year term on the board expiring in June 2019.

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Russell City Council Approves 20-Year Comprehensive Plan

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council unanimously approved a 20-year Comprehensive Development Plan for the Russell area at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon.

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Natoma American Legion Auxiliary Prepares for Memorial Day

Natoma Legion 2016 Officer InductionDuring the month of May, the American Legion Auxiliary Natoma Unit 109, joins millions of Americans in the distribution of red crepe paper poppies to the public.

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