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Burn Ban Placed on Russell County

Burn BanAt a special meeting Friday morning, the Russell County Commissioners voted to place a burn ban on Russell County effective immediately and until further notice.

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Escaped Russell Inmate Captured

Russell Escaped Inmate Jason LesageAn inmate who escaped from the Russell County Jail in Russell early Saturday morning was apprehended a few hours later near Dorrance.

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City of Russell Continues to Offer Online Bill Pay, Beware of Other Sites

City of Russell LogoThe City of Russell continues to offer the capability of online bill pay for utility accounts.

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Resurfacing Work Set for K-18 in Rooks County

Road Work AheadThe Kansas Department of Transportation expects to begin work the week of March 13 on a project to resurface a portion of Kansas Highway 18 in Rooks County. The project will cover a 15-mile stretch of road from the US Highway 183 junction to the Rooks/Osborne County line.

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KDHE Urges Kansans to Take Precautions to Prevent Spread of Mumps

MumpsAs of March 4, 56 mumps cases have been reported in Kansas across multiple counties.

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Fire Largest Ever in Kansas

Grass FireA massive grass fire raging in two Kansas counties has set a state record for the biggest involving a single blaze.

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Russell City Council Discusses Walking Trail Bids, Contractor Licensing

Russell City Council 2-7-17The Russell City Council held its monthly work study session Tuesday afternoon and discussed bids for the Memorial Park Walking Trail project and contractor licensing procedures for the city.

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