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Russell City Council Approves Move to Stage II, Appoints Peirano to Council

Frank Perano sworn in 10-7-14The Russell City Council voted unanimously Tuesday at a special meeting to ease the city's water conservation status from Stage III to Stage II and also to appoint Frank Peirano to the Council as a result of Blaine Stoppel's recent resignation.

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County Commissioners Approve Purchase of New Noxious Weed Department Pickup

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14The Russell County Noxious Weed Department will soon have a new set of wheels to drive around in as the Russell County Commissioners approved the purchase of a new pickup Monday at their meeting.

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Voting Continues for America's Best Restroom

Bowl Plaza in LucasVoting continues for Cintas' America's Best Restroom contest, and according to the Lucas Area Chamber of Commerce, Lucas' Bowl Plaza is currently in second place out of ten finalists.

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Tools Stolen from Pickup Toolbox

Crime PhotoTools were reported stolen from a pickup toolbox Monday in Russell according to the Russell Police Department.

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Grass March Cowboy Express Coming to Russell County

Grass March Cowboy ExpressThe Grass March Cowboy Express, a group of horse riders raising awareness and bringing attention to the plight of ranchers who are, in their opinion, having their grazing rights on federal land stripped away, will be traveling through Russell County Tuesday and Wednesday.

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USD 407 Named a Kansas School Breakfast Challenge Winner

Kansas Education DepartmentThe Kansas State Department of Education, in partnership with Midwest Dairy Council, Harvesters, Kansas Food Bank, Second Harvest Community Food Bank and Kansas Action for Healthy Kids, announced Friday the winners of the 2013-2014 Kansas School Breakfast Challenge.

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Russell Man Injured in Sumner County Motorcycle Versus Tractor Crash

Motorcycle CrashA Russell man and a woman were taken to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita with injuries after their involvement in a motorcycle versus tractor crash over the weekend in Sumner County.

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