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State Senator Elaine Bowers Seeks Interns for 2018 Legislative Session

Elaine BowersState Senator Elaine Bowers, a Republican from Concordia, said Monday that Kansas Legislature internships are available for the 2018 Legislative Session and applications are due December 20.

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Squirrel Causes Brief Power Outage

Insulator 11-28-17A squirrel on the 34.5 kV high voltage power line between Iron Street and West Highway 40 caused a phase to ground fault, which tripped power to the entire city of Russell late Tuesday morning according to city officials.

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Man Arrested on Drug, Gun Charges

Drug ArrestA man was arrested on drug and gun charges Monday morning in Russell after he was found to have the wrong license plate on his vehicle.

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2017 Russell Lighted Christmas Parade Photos

2017 Christmas Parade 9Christmas in Toyland, the 2017 Russell Main Street, Inc. Lighted Christmas Parade, was Saturday, November 25 in downtown Russell.

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Firefighters Battle Large Grass Fire Near Gorham

Gorham Fire 11-24-17 1Firefighters from Russell, Ellis, Ellsworth and Lincoln Counties battled a large grass fire Friday afternoon near Gorham.

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Thanksgiving Heat Wave

HeatRecord high temperatures were recorded in Russell Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24.

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RCACF Awards $60,725 in Grants to Support Russell County Area

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) has awarded $60,725 in grants to organizations that benefit the Russell County area, including support for education, the arts, city-led programs and public health.

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