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Pool Opens Monday

Russell Swimming PoolThe Duke Johnson Municipal Swimming Pool in Russell opens Monday on Memorial Day.

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Russell City Council Approves Equipment Purchases, Electric Rate Restructuring

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council approved four equipment purchases and an electric rate restructuring at its monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon.

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Trailer Stolen

Crime PhotoA trailer was reported stolen Tuesday from a property on the west edge of Russell.

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KC Star Highlights Wilson Czech Egg

Czech Egg April 2015The Kansas City Star recently published a feature article about the World's Largest Czech Egg in Wilson.

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Countywide Burn Ban Lifted

Burn Ban LiftedThe countywide burn ban in Russell County has been lifted effective immediately.

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Minor Injuries Reported Following Small Fire

FireOne person suffered minor injuries in a small backyard fire early Saturday morning in Russell.

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Victoria Student Wins FHSU Torch Award

Cody ScheckCody Scheck of Victoria was named Friday as the recipient of the Torch Award as the outstanding graduating senior from the class of 2015 at Fort Hays State University.

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