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Russell Native Named Citizen of the West

Philip AnschutzRussell native and billionaire Philip Anschutz of Denver was named the 2015 Citizen of the West earlier this month according to the Denver Post.


Filing Deadline is Tuesday

VoteThe filing deadline for the April 7 city council and school board election is Tuesday, January 27 at Noon and only two people have filed for four openings on the USD 407 Board of Education.


Kansas Day Celebration Will Be Hands-On

kansas day pictureA Russell County Area Community Foundation grant will help the Beta Delta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma host a Kansas Day celebration for students grades Kindergarten through 5th at the Deines Cultural Center in Russell, January 27 and 29 from 8:15 AM to 2:45 PM.


Hatteberg to Speak at Chamber Banquet

Larry HattebergLongtime newsman Larry Hatteberg is the featured speaker at this year's Annual Russell Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet on Saturday, February 7.


Russell Resident Wins Free Fuel

Gas PumpA local resident has received a special thank you for his contribution to the community. Eric Harrison of Russell was selected to receive free fuel from Tanks of ThanksĀ®, a program that rewards people who do good deeds to help make their communities just a little bit better.


Russell City Council Approves Dump Truck Purchase, Renews Water Conservation Rebate Program

Russell City Council 10-7-14The Russell City Council approved the purchase of a new dump truck with a snow plow and voted to renew the city's water conservation toilet rebate program for one year at its monthly meeting Tuesday.


Russell Man Arrested on Drug Possession, Probation Warrants

Drug ArrestA Russell man with two active warrants was arrested Tuesday afternoon at a Russell apartment complex following a disorderly conduct report.


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