Electric Department Projects Continue, Near Completion
Russell Electric Utilities Director Duane Banks and his crews have been busy the past few months improving the city's power grid, and while much of their work still continues, some of it is nearing completion.
Russell City Council Bans Fireworks, Allows Freedom Fest Display
The sale and discharge of fireworks in the city limits of Russell is now illegal following a vote by the Russell City Council on Tuesday at a special meeting to ban all fireworks, with an exception to allow the city's public display during Freedom Fest.
County Fireworks Discharge Ban Remains in Place
Young Awarded FRED Scholarship
Caitlin Young, Russell, a sophomore at Barclay College in Haviland and a 2012 graduate from Prairie Winds School, was selected by the Foundation for Rural Education and Development (FRED) to receive a $2,500 academic scholarship, sponsored by Nex-Tech.