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Traffic Emergency Ends in Russell

City of Russell LogoThe traffic emergency declared for the City of Russell on Monday has been terminated. Vehicles can again be parked along emergency snow routes.

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Snow Causes Multiple Wrecks

Motorhome Wreck 2-4-14Heavy snowfall and white out conditions on Russell County highways Tuesday led to several accidents around the county.

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Governor Brownback Signs State of Disaster Emergency Declaration for Kansas

Kansas Gov. Sam BrownbackGovernor Sam Brownback praised the work of the Kansas Department of Emergency Management, Department of Transportation, Kansas Highway Patrol and local agencies Tuesday in their response to the winter weather.

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Courthouse Addition Floor Plans Studied by County Commissioners

Russell County CourthouseThe Russell County Commissioners studied and discussed several floor plan options for the new and recently approved Russell County Courthouse expansion project at their regular meeting Monday.

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Tips to Prepare for Winter Storm

I-70 View from Russell 2pm 2-20-13With a major winter storm system forecast to hit the state officials are urging all Kansans to make sure they are prepared.

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Spring Election Ballots Set

Election 2014Some new faces will be on the April 1 election ballot for city councils around Russell County.

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Public Service Award Nominations Sought

Russell Co. Emergency ManagementRussell County Emergency Management and the 911 Communications Advisory Board are requesting nominations for the Volunteer/Emergency Worker of the Year.

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