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Russell City Council Discusses 2018 Budget, Council Ward System

Russell City Council 2-7-17The Russell City Council met Tuesday for its monthly work study session and discussed the 2018 budget and how councilmembers are elected.

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RHS Prom Royalty Candidates Announced

2017 RHS Prom CandidatesThe King and Queen Candidates for Russell High School's 2017 Prom have been announced.

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Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission to Hold Meeting, Reception in Lucas

Kansas Creative Arts Industries CommissionThe Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission (KCAIC) will hold a quarterly meeting in Lucas this Friday with a reception the evening before, which is open to the public.

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Mock Accident Held in Natoma

Mock Accident in NatomaThe Natoma SAFE (Seatbelts Are For Everyone) and FADD (Families Against Destructive Decisions), in conjunction with local and state agencies and businesses, hosted a Mock Accident and SAFE Day March 17 in Natoma.

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Russell Woman Arrested for Drug Possession Following Theft Report

Drug Arrest 2A Russell woman was arrested for possession of drugs Monday afternoon in Russell following a theft report.

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USDA Extends Emergency CRP Grazing for Fire Stricken Ranchers

Grass FireUS Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, applauded the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) action Tuesday to approve grazing of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands to aid ranchers devastated by ongoing wildfires started March 6 in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.

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Kansas Farmers Plan to Plant More Soybeans, Corn This Spring

Planting WheatA government report shows Kansas growers are planning to plant more soybeans and corn this spring.

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