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Ochs, Morgenstern Receive Russell County Farm Bureau Scholarships

Kansas Farm BureauThe Russell County Farm Bureau Scholarships were established in memory of longtime board members Randyl Becker and Margaret Denning.

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Lucas Travel Plate Update Funding Sought

city of lucas logoThe hail storm of April 24, 2015 severely damaged every building in Lucas. Also damaged was the World's Largest Travel Plate that sits along Kansas Highway 18 east of Lucas. Most of the paint was chipped off and there are big holes in the fiberglass.

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Registrations Now Available for Russell Community Garage Sale

2017 Russell Community Garage SaleScheduled for Saturday, June 3 from 8 AM to 3 PM, the Russell Community Garage Sale will welcome shoppers into town for a day of bargain hunting and treasure seeking.

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Russell City Council Approves Purchase of Dump Truck

Russell City Council 2-7-17The Russell City Council approved the purchase of a new dump truck for the Russell Street Department Tuesday afternoon at its monthly meeting.

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Ochs Named Governor's Scholar

Travis OchsAt the invitation of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Travis Ochs of Russell High School was selected to attend the 34th Annual Governor's Scholars Awards Program on May 7 in Topeka.

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Commodity Distribution is May 23, 24

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week.

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Area Residents Urged to Prepare for Severe Weather and Tornadoes

Severe WeatherIt's storm season and now is the time to be prepared.

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