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Special Seat Belt Enforcement Starts Feb. 26

Seat BeltFrom February 26 through March 9 the Russell Police Department will join other law enforcement agencies in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma to stop what has been an epidemic for the past several years.

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Governor to Sign Severe Weather Awareness Proclamation Feb. 20

5-8-16 Natoma Tornado Danny MinerWith the beginning of severe weather season drawing nearer, the Kansas Division of Emergency Management is reminding all Kansans to be prepared.

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Smoky Hill-Saline Regional Advisory Committee Meeting in Hays is Feb. 28

Smoky Hill Saline RACThe Kansas Water Office's (KWO) Smoky Hill-Saline Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) will have a meeting to discuss current water issues affecting the region as well as the state.

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Stolen Property Located, Russell Man Arrested

Russell Police DepartmentA Russell man was arrested Monday in Russell on traffic infraction, stolen property, gun and drug charges.

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Conservation District Announces Annual Winners

Soil Conservation 2The Russell County Conservation District has announced its annual poster, limerick and banker award winners.

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RHS Class of 1972 Donates $1,200 to Russell County Historical Society

Historical Society Check Presentation 2-10-18The Russell High School class of 1972 recently donated $1,200 to the Russell County Historical Society in honor and remembrance of Robert Walters.

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VFW Mural Will Commemorate ROAR Show's 50th Anniversary

VFW MuralRussell's Original Art Review, also known as the ROAR Show, celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018, and to commemorate the anniversary, a mural will be painted on the east side of the Russell VFW Building.

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