The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) closed both the Interstate 70 east and westbound rest area facilities east of Russell Friday.
Several Russell homes and properties were vandalized sometime Wednesday with various amounts of spray paint.
The Russell City Council voted Tuesday evening to leave the current Stage IV Water Emergency in place in Russell after recent rains prompted Councilmembers to consider easing the restrictions.
Rep. Troy Waymaster (R-Luray) has been selected by Speaker Ray Merrick to serve on the Agriculture and Natural Resources Interim House Committee.
Wheat producers can come hear about some of the latest wheat varieties and their potential to our region at a Pre-Plant Wheat School in Ellsworth next week.
Local authorities say a theft of diesel fuel from a truck occurred Sunday night in the 2000 Block of East Highway 40 at Russell Block Company.
Russell County Commissioners finalized the fiscal year 2014 budget and discussed courthouse building upgrades at their regular meeting on Monday.
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