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FSA County Committee Nomination Period Begins June 15

FSAThe US Department of Agriculture has announced the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees begins Monday, June 15, 2015.

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Kansas Education Officials See Cuts Affecting Classrooms

School FundingA lobbyist for Kansas school boards and a state Department of Education official say potential spending cuts outlined by Governor Sam Brownback's budget director would be felt in classrooms.

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Russell Crews Fogging Mosquitoes

Mosquito SprayingThe City of Russell began mosquito fogging on Wednesday evening and will continue, as needed, over the coming weeks.

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UPDATE: Two-Vehicle Crash in Russell Injures One

6-9-15 Crash 1A 21-year-old man was taken to Russell Regional Hospital with minor injuries following a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Russell.

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Russell Firefighters Respond to Small Structure Fire

6-9-15 Fire 1Russell City Firefighters and other emergency personnel responded Tuesday morning to a small structure fire at a home in the 800 block of East 7th Street in Russell.

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Couch, Board Members Recognized for 77 Combined Years of Service to USD 407

Dave Couch 6-8-15 RecognitionUSD 407 Superintendent Dave Couch and three outgoing board members were recognized Monday evening at the Board of Education's monthly meeting for their 77 combined years of service to USD 407.

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More Winter Wheat Headed as Harvest Nears

wheat fieldThe latest government snapshot of farm crops across Kansas reflects the wet conditions across much of the state.

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