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Burglary Report Leads to Arrest of Russell Woman

Russell Police DepartmentA Russell woman was arrested Sunday morning following the initial report of a burglary at a Russell apartment building.

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Russell Man Arrested After Execution of Search Warrant

Drug ArrestA Russell man was arrested on drug charges early Sunday morning following the execution of a search warrant at a Russell residence.

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City of Russell, Russell County Fireworks Regulations

FireworksAs the Fourth of July nears, the Russell Police Department reminds citizens of the times fireworks can be discharged and limitations of personal fireworks being discharged.

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Collins, Morgenstern and Axtell Promoted

Sheriffs Office Promotions 6-22-17On June 22, the Russell County Sheriff's Office swore in two new sergeants and a new senior deputy with three promotions.

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Eight Lakes Under Public Health Warning Due to Blue-Green Algae

Blue-Green AlgaeThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), has issued a public health warning for eight lakes and a watch for two lakes due to harmful algal blooms.

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Expect Smaller Paychecks Next Month as New Tax Increases Kick In

MoneyA new law raising income tax rates officially goes into effect Saturday, but the impact on taxpayers will stretch back to January.

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South Highway 281 in Russell County Ready for Resurfacing

Road Work AheadThe Kansas Department of Transportation expects a resurfacing project along US Highway 281 in Russell County to begin the week of July 3, weather permitting. The project covers a 12-mile stretch from the south city limits of Russell to the Barton County line.

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Mike in Morning Banner
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