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Russell City Council Calls Special Meeting for Friday

City of Russell LogoThe Russell City Council has called a special meeting for Friday, April 18 to further discuss a letter of intent with Hays for development of the R9 Ranch and also to consider bids for the installation of new water meters in Russell.


Sylvan Grove Railroad Depot Added to National Register of Historic Places

Sylvan Grove Depot historicalThe Kansas Historical Society has announced the Sylvan Grove railroad depot has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.


Hays, Russell Officials Discuss R9 Ranch Development

Toby Dougherty speaks to Russell City Council 4-15-14Hays officials were in Russell Tuesday to discuss with the Russell City Council development of the R9 Ranch wellfield in Edwards County as a regional water source.


UPDATE: Man Electrocuted, Life Watched to Wichita

Electrocution19-year-old Drew Barber of Russell was electrocuted behind the old Catholic church in Russell and life watched to Wichita Monday morning.


USD 407 BOE Hears Facilities Study Findings, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

USD 407 BOEA presentation regarding an ongoing facilities study of USD 407 buildings dominated Monday evening's discussion at the regular monthly meeting of the Russell County Board of Education.


Padlock Cut, Items Stolen from Storage Container

Crime PhotoA storage container behind Stoppel Supply in Russell was broken into sometime over the weekend according to authorities.


New York Man, Woman Arrested for Drugs

Drug ArrestA New York man and woman were arrested Monday afternoon on Interstate 70 in Russell County after initially being pulled over for speeding, but then being found to be in possession of drugs.


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