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R9 Ranch Development Moves Forward with Interlocal Agreement Approval

Russell City Council 10-7-14The Russell City Council approved an interlocal agreement with the City of Hays Tuesday afternoon to move forward with the development of the R9 Ranch wellfield in Edwards County as a long term water source for both communities.

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Drug Runner Sentenced to 18 Years

SentencingA driver stopped in Russell County with more than five pounds of methamphetamine was sentenced Monday to 18 years in federal prison.

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State Agencies Work to Combat Cattle Theft

CattleKansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and the Kansas Department of Agriculture have entered into a joint agreement to increase the state's efforts to combat cattle theft, the agencies announced Monday.

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Relay for Life Moves to July

Relay for LifeThe Russell County Free Fair will join forces in 2015 with the Russell County Relay for Life to hold the annual event Saturday, July 25, 2015.

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County Commissioners Meet in Final 2014 Session

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14The Russell County Commissioners met Monday at the County Courthouse for the final time in the 2014 calendar year.

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New $30,000 Grant Challenges Communities to Think Big

Think Big Think Russell CountyThe Russell County Area Community Foundation has announced a new grant titled Think Big, Think Russell County.

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Police Chase in Russell County Ends with Rollover Wreck

12-12-14 Chase and WreckA Russell man and a Topeka woman were injured in a rollover wreck Friday afternoon in rural Russell County following a high-speed police chase.

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