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Switchgrass Named One of the World's Best Mountain Bike Trails

Switchgrass Mountain Bike TrailAccording to SingleTracks.com, Switchgrass Trail at Wilson Lake in Russell County has been ranked 44th out of 100 for Best Mountain Bike Trails in the World.

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Fire Hydrant Flow Testing to Continue April 28

Russell City Fire DepartmentThe Russell City Fire Department will continue flow testing fire hydrants April 28.

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Audition Dates Announced for RCT's Summer Production

Russell Community Theater PlayhouseAudition dates have been announced for the Russell Community Theater's summer production.

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Memorial Play Park Restrooms to Close Temporarily

City of Russell LogoDue to the Memorial Park Lift Station replacement project, the public restrooms near the Play Park will be closed until further notice according to the City of Russell.

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Relay Committee to Host Survivor Luncheon

Relay for LifeIf you've battled cancer for 20 years or just found out you have the disease, the Russell County Relay for Life Committee wants to invite you to a special survivor luncheon on May 10 at Fossil Creek Hotel and Suites in Russell.

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Barton County Commissioner Killed in Plane Crash

Don CatesThe Kansas Highway Patrol says a county commissioner from Barton County died when his plane crashed while he was crop dusting.

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Dole in Kansas This Week, Planning to Return in May

Bob DoleDozens of Kansas elected officials and other admirers have helped former Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole kick off a three-day homecoming tour.

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