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County Commissioners Discuss End of Year Business

Russell County CourthouseThe Russell County Commissioners met Monday in regular session to discuss a budget amendment and other end of year business as 2014 approaches.

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Plans Underway to Close I-70 Rest Areas East of Russell

Rest AreaThe Kansas Department of Transportation is seeking public feedback on plans to close the east and westbound Interstate 70 rest area facilities located two miles east of Russell.

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Traffic Stop Leads to Meth Arrest

Russell County SheriffTwo Russell men were arrested Friday afternoon on methamphetamine possession charges after being pulled over on Highway 281 for speeding.

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Two Men Arrested on Drug Charges

Drug ArrestA Plainville man and a Russell man were arrested on drug charges late Friday night at a residence in Russell.

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Russell's Weihnachtsfest Winners Announced

Loretta Miller Santa 2013Russell's annual Weihnachtsfest celebration was held on December 12.

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Flu Season Looking More Like Normal

Flu SeasonHealth officials say the flu season seems to be getting off to a more normal start this year.

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Tree Trimming Continues in Russell

powerOne of the main focuses of the Russell Electric Department during the winter months is tree trimming along city power lines to help reduce the possibility of outages throughout the coming year.

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