Russell's Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday, Nov. 25 will be broadcast on 95.9 Jack FM.  Coverage begins around 7:05pm.

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I-70 Chip Seal Starting in Russell County

Road Work AheadStarting the week of June 5, the Kansas Department of Transportation will begin work on a chip seal project along Interstate 70 in Russell County.

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Russell Records Wettest Spring Since 1991

Water puddleRussell tallied its sixth wettest meteorological spring (March through May) on record this year with 12.68 inches of rain according to the National Weather Service in Wichita.

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Mosquito Spraying Begins Thursday

Mosquito SprayingCity of Russell crews will begin mosquito spraying tonight (Thursday). The city typically does its spraying in the evenings. Spraying will continue, as needed, over the coming weeks.

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Pledge to SHPTV, Win a Joe Bonamassa Autographed Guitar

Joe Bonamassa GuitarSmoky Hills Public Television will be airing Joe Bonamassa's concert Live at Carnegie Hall – An Acoustic Evening, during the upcoming pledge drive. To complement the program, Bonamassa has donated an autographed guitar for the station to give away to a lucky member.

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Earthen Slides Reported at Wilson Lake

Wilson Lake Earthen Slides 5-30-17The US Army Corps of Engineers at Wilson Lake will begin non-emergency repairs to two earthen slides located adjacent to the entrance road to Lucas Park and on the downstream slope of Wilson Dam. There is no imminent danger to the public.

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Dream Theater Announces Raise the Curtain Campaign

Dream TheaterThe Dream Theater in downtown Russell is raising funds for new theatrical curtains and stage lighting with the Raise the Curtain Campaign.

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Quarter of Kansas Wheat in Poor, Very Poor Condition

Green WheatThe latest government update shows a quarter of the winter wheat crop in Kansas is in poor to very poor condition.

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