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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held for Russell Recycling Trailer

Recycling Trailer Ribbon Cutting 10-7-15 1Thanks to generous donations from the community, the City of Russell has purchased a recycling trailer to expand the local recycling program to include glass, aluminum, tin and plastic.

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South Fossil Street Mill, Overlay Project to Begin

Road Work AheadAs part of a multi-year plan to make improvements to Russell roadways, a mill and overlay project on South Fossil Street from Dorrance Street south to the city limits will begin Thursday, October 8.

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Commissioners Conduct Courthouse Addition Walk Through

Russell County SealThe Russell County Commissioners met Monday morning and conducted a walk through of the new Courthouse addition.

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Russell Man Injured in Semi Wreck

Kansas Highway Patrol BadgeA Russell man was injured Monday evening in a semi truck wreck in Barton County.

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It's Fire Prevention Week

Fire PreventionThe Office of the State Fire Marshal, Safe Kids Kansas and Kansas Governor Sam Brownback have joined with the National Fire Prevention Association and fire service agencies throughout the State and US to dedicate this week as Fire Prevention Week.

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Man Arrested Following Police Chase

Police ChaseA man was arrested early Friday morning on Interstate 70 in Ellsworth County after leading law enforcement on a pursuit through Russell and Ellsworth Counties.

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Senator Bob Dole to Return to Italy

Bob DoleSenator Bob Dole has announced he will travel to Italy this week.

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