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Santa Claus Visits Russell

Santa Visits Russell coverSanta Claus made a stop by Hometown Brand Center during Thursday evening's Weihnachtsfest celebration in Russell to take pictures with area kids.

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Russell Woman Wins Loretta Miller Santa

Russell Main Street, Inc. LogoAshley Quinday from Russell is the winner of the Loretta Miller Santa given away during Thursday's Weihnachtsfest in downtown Russell.

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Inspection is Key Before Turning on Natural Gas

Natural Gas MeterAs temperatures around the area begin to drop and winter approaches, local city officials urge you to get your home's natural gas meter and lines inspected before turning the gas on.

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Community Foundation Announces Grant Recipients

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation has announced recipients of the 2012 Fund for a Better Russell County Area.

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Russell County Commission Tours American Chassis Facility, Says Remodel is Progressing Well

Russell County CourthouseAs part of its Monday meeting, the Russell County Commission toured the American Chassis facility on Front Street in Russell to see how the project is progressing.

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November Numbers Beat Estimates, Show Continued Economy Growth

Department of RevenueThe Kansas economy continues to grow with November revenue receipts, released Friday, topping collections from November 2011 by $35.2 million, or about 8.7 percent, according to the Kansas Department of Revenue.

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Senator Moran Visits Russell

Jerry Moran at The DreamSenator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) visited Russell Saturday morning to hold a question and answer session with local citizens.

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