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Burn Ban Issued

Burn BanA countywide burn ban has been placed on Russell County effective immediately and until further notice.

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Hansen Foundation Awards Grant to Youth Organization

Nex GenerationThe Nex-Generation Round Up for Youth, Inc., a new, 501c3, charitable, non-profit organization established in 2014 and located in Lenora, has been awarded a start-up grant of $178,600 from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation in Logan.

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RMSI Winners Announced

2015 Blarney Stone WinnersThe winners of the Russell Main Street, Inc. Blarney Stone Hunt and St. Patrick's Day Window Display Contest have been announced.

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K-232 Reopened After Tuesday Closure

3-17-15 Oil Spill 3Kansas Highway 232 near the Wilson Lake Dam was closed approximately seven hours Tuesday due to an oil spill from a single semi truck accident.

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Russell Volunteers Attend Operation Christmas Child Conference

Operation Christmas Child 2015 1Alice Hammack and LuAnn Walters, both of Russell, recently attended the 2015 Operation Christmas Child Connect Conference held in Dallas, Texas, March 11 through March 14.

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Russell County Commissioners Canvass Mail Ballot Results

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14The Russell County Commissioners canvassed the USD 407 Local Option Budget mail ballot election results at their meeting Monday.

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Fire Burns More Than 1600 Acres of Russell County Pastureland

3-13-15 Grass Fire 1A massive grass fire Friday evening in northwestern Russell County burned an estimated 1600 to 1700 acres of pasture and cropland.

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