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Wheat Harvest Moving Slowly, Begins in Russell Area

Harvest 2013 Begins 1The latest snapshot of the Kansas winter wheat harvest says while farmers are waiting for fields to dry in south central Kansas, harvest activity is moving slowly in central sections.

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Russian Church Leaders Tell of Homeland Hardships, Praise American Culture

Russians Visit RussellAll this week and part of next, St. John Lutheran Church of Russell is hosting two visiting Russian church leaders, and together with a translator, the men on Wednesday shared stories about their culture and home congregation with local folks.

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Concealed Carry Law Extension Requested by Russell City Council

Russell City Council 2013 JuneAt its regular monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon the Russell City Council adopted a sidewalk replacement program, received bad news on the city's water supply and voted to request an extension on the implementation of a state concealed carry law.

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RHS FFA Judging Team Launches Facebook Page

FFAThe Russell High School FFA students going to Scotland have started a Facebook page to update everyone on their trip.

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June 22 Proclaimed Ride for Disabled American Veterans Day

2013 DAV Day ProclamationTo promote and in honor of the 2nd Annual Ride for Disabled American Veterans on June 22, Russell Mayor Curt Mader has proclaimed Saturday as Ride for D.A.V. Day in Russell.

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Wilson Lake Ranks Nationally

Wilson LakeBassmaster Magazine ranks the best lakes in the country annually and this year Wilson Lake, located in eastern Russell County, made the national list.

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County Commissioners Delay Implementation of Concealed Carry Law

Russell County CourthouseRussell County Commissioners voted Monday at their regular meeting to request a delay of the implementation of a state concealed carry law that applies to public buildings.

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