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Grass, Pine Needles Catch Fire on Trailer in Russell

3-17-16 Fire 1City of Russell Firefighters were dispatched Thursday afternoon to the 1500 block of North Brooks Street in Russell for grass and pine needles on fire on a small flat-bed trailer.

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Make Lucas One of Kansas' Favorite Small Towns

Kansas MagazineIn January, the state's premier travel magazine, KANSAS!, asked readers to nominate their favorite small town. This is their second annual reader's choice issue.

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Schultz Pages for Representative Waymaster

3-15-16 Waymaster PageEmma Schultz, granddaughter of Steve and Rosslyn Schultz, paged Tuesday, March 15 for Representative Troy Waymaster in Topeka.

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Russell, Hays Featured in EPA Drought Guide

DroughtIn 2015, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) asked the cities of Russell and Hays to be the case study for a guide they were preparing to address drought challenges, including reducing customer demand, managing water supplies and partnerships.

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2016 RMSI Blarney Stone Found

2016 Blarney Stone WinnersThe 2016 Russell Main Street, Inc. Blarney Stone has been found.

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Russell City Council Approves Purchase of New Sanitation Truck

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council approved the purchase of a new sanitation truck at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon.

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Kansas City Singer, Songwriter Sara Morgan Stops by KRSL Studios

Sara Morgan 2Sara Morgan, an up-and-coming country singer and songwriter from Kansas City, stopped by the KRSL Studios in Russell Wednesday morning for an interview with KRSL General Manager Mike McKenna on the Morning Show.

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