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Russell City Council Discusses At-Large Council Elections, Sewer Replacement

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council discussed at-large council elections and replacement of a section of sanitary sewer line at Fossil and Dorrance Streets at its work study session Tuesday afternoon.

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RCACF Raising $50,000 in November to Support Russell County Area

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoDuring the month of November, the Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) is raising $50,000 for the Fund for a Better Russell County Area.

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KDOT Announces Approved October Bids, K-18 Project Included

Road Work AheadThe Kansas Department of Transportation has announced approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place October 19 in Topeka. A mill and overlay of Kansas Highway 18 in the KRSL listening area was included.

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FHSU Commencement Change to Provide Separate Ceremony for Graduate Students

Fort Hays State UniversityCommencement 2017 at Fort Hays State University will see master's and education specialist graduates with their own commencement ceremony at 2 PM Saturday, May 13 in Gross Memorial Coliseum.

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Barton County Unattended Death Under Investigation

Barton County SheriffThe Barton County Sheriff's Office is investigating an unattended death that occurred near Galatia.

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Two Men Arrested in Russell on Drug Charges

Drug Arrest 2Two men were arrested on drug charges in Russell Monday evening following a traffic stop.

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Hot Halloween

HeatThe temperature in Russell on Halloween reached 87 degrees, breaking the previous record high for October 31 of 85.

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