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Fire Hydrant Flow Testing to Begin March 27

Russell City Fire DepartmentThe Russell City Fire Department will begin flow testing fire hydrants March 27.

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"Art at Your Fingertips" is Next DCC Exhibit

Art at Your Fingertips 1The next exhibit at the Deines Cultural Center will be "Art at Your Fingertips," a show of a variety of media by elementary through high school students in USD 407.

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Roadwork to Begin in Russell, Osborne Counties

Road Work AheadWeather permitting, on Monday, March 24, a resurfacing project will begin on a 22 mile stretch of U.S. 281 from Luray to Osborne.

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City of Russell Looks to Make Zoning Easier to Understand

City of Russell LogoNot since 1994 have the zoning regulations in the city of Russell been updated. Outdated and sometimes difficult to understand regulations are why city officials are working hard to revamp Russell's zoning codes.

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Russell City Council Grants APC One Year Extension

Russell City Council Dec 2013The Russell City Council on Tuesday officially granted American Power Chassis a one year extension to open its doors and get off the ground before having to pay any penalties.

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Courthouse Addition Planning, Upcoming Road Projects Highlight County Commissioners Meeting

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14Extensive discussions were held Monday at the Russell County Courthouse between the County Commissioners regarding the courthouse addition and upcoming road projects, among several other topics as well.

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Information Sought on Fires in Ellis County

FireThe Office of the Kansas Fire Marshal is asking for the public's help in identifying the person or people responsible for numerous arsons throughout Ellis County.

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