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Russell County Free Fair Accepting Vendor Applications

Russell County Fair SignVendor space is now open for the Russell County Free Fair.

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November City Council, School Board Election Field Set

VoteThe field of Russell County candidates for the November city council and school board General Election is set.

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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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