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Possible Return to Stage III Water Conservation Discussed by Russell City Council

Russell City Council 10-7-14The most recent US Drought Monitor released April 2 increased the drought severity for much of Russell County to moderate drought, leading the Russell City Council to discuss a possible return to Stage III Water Conservation at its monthly work study Tuesday afternoon.


Body Slam on Cancer is Saturday

WWX Wrestlers 1Relay for Life of Russell County and World Wrestling Xpress present Body Slam on Cancer, a fun evening of professional wrestling live in Russell at the high school on Saturday, April 11 with proceeds to help fund raise for Relay for Life.


1902 Courthouse Time Capsule Opened

Time Capsule 1A time capsule placed in the cornerstone of the Russell County Courthouse 113 years ago in 1902 was opened Monday by the Russell County Commission.


Barton County Arrest Connected to Russell County

Randy J DentBarton County Sheriff's Detectives are currently investigating a series of stolen vehicles and stolen property originating at various locations in Barton County.


Shopko to Replace Russell Alco Store

ShopkoShopko, a retail chain based in Green Bay, Wisconsin, has announced the opening of a New Hometown Store in Russell in the former Alco store on Fossil Street.


Blehm Accepted to US Naval Academy STEM Program

Taelyr BlehmRussell High School Sophomore Taelyr Blehm has been accepted into the United States Naval Academy Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program.


Russell Public Library Receives Grants

Russell Public LibraryJessica McGuire, director of the Russell Public Library, has been awarded a grant in the amount of $600 from the Midwest Energy Community Fund for the purchase of a new computer and new computer desks for the children's section of the library.


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