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Seven Safety Tips for Kids Heading Back to School

Safe Kids KansasBack to school is a busy time for children and families. Between school supplies, new clothes and sports tryouts, parents may not think about safety issues.

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Bridge Repairs, Neighborhood Revitalization Discussed at Commissioners Meeting

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14Ongoing road and bridge projects around Russell County and a Neighborhood Revitalization Program for Lucas residents were discussed at Monday's Russell County Commissioners meeting.

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Russell CART Looking for Volunteers

Russell CARTThe Russell County Animal Response Team, also known as CART, is currently looking for volunteers.

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Roadwork to Begin in Ellis County

Road Work AheadA project to resurface 16 miles of Interstate 70 from Hays to the Russell County line is scheduled to begin the week of August 25, weather permitting.

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Nuss Wins National Elks Drug Awareness Contest

Whitney Nuss Wins National Elks AwardWhitney Nuss, a soon to be Russell High School Freshman, was recently announced the National Winner of the annual Elks Drug Awareness Essay Contest.

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Commodity Distribution is Aug. 19, 20 in Russell

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week, one on Tuesday and the other on Wednesday.

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Hill City Man Fails to Stop at Stop Sign, Gets Arrested for Drugs

Russell Police DepartmentA Hill City man was pulled over by a Russell Police Officer Tuesday evening in Russell for failure to stop at a stop sign, but following a flee attempt, was arrested and found to be in possession of drugs.

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