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KDWPT Searches for Spotted Skunks

Spotted SkunkNearly everyone is familiar with the striped skunk, a common Kansas furbearer known for its striking black body and white stripe down its back and, of course, the odor.

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Ochs, Pummell Selected for All-State Choir

KMEARussell High School students Sam Ochs and Jennifer Pummell have been selected to the 2017-18 Kansas Music Educators Association (KMEA) All-State High School Choir.

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Russell City Council Discusses Recycling, Water Source Development

Russell City Council 2-7-17The Russell City Council discussed the city's recycling program and water source development at Tuesday's work study session.

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Burglary Reported in Russell

Russell Police DepartmentA burglary and theft in Russell were reported Tuesday morning.

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City of Russell Fire Department Awarded Grant

Russell City Fire DepartmentThe City of Russell Fire Department has been awarded a $4,000 grant from the Volunteer Fire Assistance Cooperative Fire Protection Program.

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Governor Brownback Appoints 20th District Judge

GavelKansas Governor Sam Brownback on Wednesday announced the appointment of Scott E. McPherson of Sterling as a District Judge in the 20th District, comprised of five counties in central Kansas.

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Russell County Commissioners Approve Burn Ban Effective Dec. 7

Burn BanThe Russell County Commissioners voted Monday to place Russell County in a burn ban effective Thursday, December 7.

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