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City of Russell Fireworks Do's and Don'ts

FireworksAs the Fourth of July nears, the Russell Police Department wants to remind citizens of the times fireworks can be discharged and limitations of personal fireworks being discharged.

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Stock Trailer Stolen

TheftA stock trailer was recently reported stolen from rural Barton County.

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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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