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No Injuries Reported in Friday Car Versus Semi Crash

8-8-14 Car vs Semi Crash 1A Friday afternoon car versus semitruck crash just south of Russell at the Interstate 70/Highway 281 interchange destroyed the front end of a passenger car, but no injuries were reported.

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Rollover Injures Teen

Rollover AccidentA Gardner teen was taken to Ellsworth County Medical Center Thursday afternoon after his involvement in a rollover wreck on Interstate 70 near the Sylvan Grove exit.

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Lucky Russell Player Wins Grasshopper Mower in Lottery Drawing

James Noel Wins Mower 1A Kansas Lottery player from Russell has everything he needs to keep the yard in tip top shape and then some.

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Poster Contest Aims to Put the Brakes on Fatalities

KDOTAll Kansas kids ages 5 to 13 are encouraged to enter artwork in the 13th annual poster contest for Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day - a nationwide effort to increase roadway safety and reduce traffic fatalities.

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Russell City Council Discusses Airport Renaming

Russell City Council 5-6-14The Russell City Council further discussed the possibility of renaming the Russell Municipal Airport at its monthly work study session Tuesday afternoon.

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Kuntzsch Wins Commissioner Primary

Election 2014Incumbent Republican Alan Kuntzsch defeated Mick Allen by 44 votes for Russell County's First District Commissioner position in Tuesday's Primary Election.

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St. John Back-to-School Giveaway is Aug. 13, 14

St John Lutheran ChurchThe St. John Lutheran Church Back-to-School Giveaway Committee will be hosting its Back-to-School Clothing Giveaway Wednesday, August 13 from 1 to 7 PM and Thursday, August 14 from 1 to 5 PM.

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