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Russell Veterans Day Program Pictures

Veterans Day 2017 1Russell's Annual Veterans Day Program was held Saturday morning inside VFW Post 6240.

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Shoplifting Report Leads to Arrest of Three on Drug, Stolen Property Charges

Drug Arrest 2Three Great Bend residents were arrested in Russell Thursday evening on multiple drug and stolen property charges following a shoplifting report.

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Operation Christmas Child Collection Week is Nov. 13-20

Operation Christmas ChildLocal residents will transform empty shoeboxes into gifts filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items for collection on November 13 through 20 as part of the annual Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week.

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City of Russell Clarifies Contractor Licensing Ordinance

City of Russell LogoIn light of some recent misinformation regarding an ordinance passed in September, City of Russell officials would like to inform citizens of the facts of the ordinance.

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Tuesday's Election Results for Russell County

Election DayVoters went to the polls on Tuesday, November 7 to decide several mayoral, city council and school board positions in Russell County.

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Russell City Council Approves Resolution for Wind Farm Agreement

Russell City Council 2-7-17The Russell City Council approved a resolution Tuesday authorizing the execution of an agreement between the City and the Kansas Municipal Energy Agency for Russell to buy in to the Buckeye Wind Farm in Ellis County.

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Russell Mayor Signs Plaid on the Plains Proclamation

Plaid on the Plains City Proclamation 1By a proclamation signed Tuesday by Russell Mayor Curt Mader, November 24 through November 26, 2017 has been declared Plaid on the Plains weekend and encourages all residents of Russell to shop with locally owned businesses during the holiday season and all year round.

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