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Brief Power Outage Caused by Connector Failure

Power Line ConnectorA brief power outage Monday night in Russell was caused by a minor equipment failure.

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Man Arrested for Drugs at Local Motel

Drug ArrestAn Oklahoma City man was arrested in Russell early Monday morning on drug charges.

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Shed Destroyed by Fire

FireA fire Friday night destroyed a shed south of Dorrance.

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Storefront, Signage Grants Awarded

Russell County Economic Development and CVBRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced the second year of storefront and signage grant awards.

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Rep. Waymaster Files for Re-Election

Troy Waymaster - LurayOn Monday, January 25, 2016, Representative Troy L. Waymaster, R-Bunker Hill, who represents the 109th Kansas House District, filed re-election paperwork at the Secretary of State's office in Topeka for the upcoming 2016 election.

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Five Auctioneers Who Participated in Local Competition Qualify for World Championship

World Livestock Auctioneer ChampionshipFour auctioneers who competed in and the host of the 8th Annual Kansas Livestock Auctioneer Championship in Russell last year have qualified for the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship, which will be held in Paris, Kentucky June 18, 2016.

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$30,000 Grant Challenges Communities to Think Big

Simpson Playground EquipmentThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) is accepting letters of inquiry now until February 1, 2016 for the Think Big, Think Russell County grant.

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