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Saturday Morning Power Outage in Russell Caused by Vehicle Crash

Power OuttageA brief power outage occurred early Saturday morning in a northern section of Russell after a vehicle crashed into a power pole in the 1000 Block of North Maple.


US Congressman Huelskamp to Visit Russell Saturday for Art Awards Reception

Deines Cultural CenterEntries are arriving at the Deines Cultural Center for the 2013 First Congressional High School Arts Competition, and to announce this year's winners, United States Congressman Tim Huelskamp will make a stop in Russell on Saturday.


Increase in Voter Turnout Expected Tuesday

VoteHigher than normal numbers of people came out to the polls in Russell County last November to vote in the general election, and County Clerk and Elections Officer Mary Nuss says voter turnout on Tuesday, April 2 should again be better than average.


Sixteen Fishing Tournaments Coming to Wilson Lake This Year

Bass Fishing Tournament at Wilson Lake in 2011Wilson Lake in eastern Russell County will host 16 fishing tournaments in 2013 with the possibility of more being scheduled.


Cold Weather Rule Ends March 31

Cold WeatherThe Cold Weather Rule in Russell ends on March 31, and citizens who are delinquent on electric utility bills will be subject to disconnection of service.


Get Your KRSL / Nex-Tech Storm Alert Map

Classic Hits 95.9 and Russell's Classic County AM 990 want to keep you and your family safe this severe weather season. That’s why we have created the KRSL / Nex-Tech Storm Alert Map.  On them, you will find a map of each city and county in our area so you can track storms at home while listening to updates from our Storm Team.  Plus, severe weather tips.


Schmidt Receives Public Service Award

Sam Schmidt Public Service AwardRussell/Ellsworth County Emergency Management and the Russell 911 Communications Advisory Board announced Sam Schmidt the 2013 Emergency Worker/Volunteer of the Year during the annual National Weather Service Spotter Meeting on Tuesday night.


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