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USD 407 BOE Accepts Grants, Discusses LOB Mail Ballot

RCACF Grant PresentationThe USD 407 Board of Education officially accepted more than $9,400 in grant funds from the Russell County Area Community Foundation at its regular monthly meeting Monday evening.

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Two Men Arrested on I-70 for Drug Possession

Drug ArrestTwo men were arrested Monday evening on eastbound Interstate 70 in Russell County for possession of marijuana.

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Elks Hoop Shoot Crowns Local Champions

Elks Hoop ShootThe Russell Elks Lodge held its 43rd Annual Hoop Shoot December 6 at Amos Morris Gymnasium in Russell and has announced the winners.

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50 Year Water Plan Moving Forward

Water DropThe administration of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is moving forward on a plan for the state's long-term water supply.

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Russell Men, Hays Man Arrested for Drugs

Drug Arrest 2Two Russell men and a Hays man were arrested Thursday morning on US Highway 281 south of Russell for possession of drugs and other infractions.

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Fire Department Launches Detector, Extinguisher Giveaway Programs

Russell City Fire DepartmentThe Russell City Fire Department has teamed up with the State of Kansas and the Russell County Area Community Foundation for two new programs to protect Russell residents one home at a time.

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Russell Woman Arrested for Drug Possession, Child Endangerment

Drug ArrestA Russell woman was arrested for drug possession and child endangerment Wednesday at a Russell apartment building.

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