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Dream Theater Announces Raise the Curtain Campaign

Dream TheaterThe Dream Theater in downtown Russell is raising funds for new theatrical curtains and stage lighting with the Raise the Curtain Campaign.

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Quarter of Kansas Wheat in Poor, Very Poor Condition

Green WheatThe latest government update shows a quarter of the winter wheat crop in Kansas is in poor to very poor condition.

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Russell Man Arrested on Drug, Alcohol Charges

Russell Police DepartmentA Russell man was arrested on drug and alcohol charges late Monday night following a traffic stop in downtown Russell.

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Filing Deadline for City Council, School Board Election is June 1

VoteThe filing deadline for the fall 2017 city council and school board election is June 1 at Noon.

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Russell Memorial Day Service Photos, Audio

2017 Memorial Day 1Russell VFW Post 6240 and American Legion Post 99 hosted the annual Memorial Day service Monday morning at the Russell City Cemetery.

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Finnup Foundation Provides Grant to SHPTV

Smoky Hills Public TelevisionThe Finnup Foundation has awarded Smoky Hills Public Television with a grant for $20,000 to support the station's educational television and outreach programs.

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Harrison Promoted to Police Sergeant

Jordan HarrisonJordan Harrison will be promoted to Russell Police Sergeant effective June 1. Harrison has worked for the City of Russell since 2008. He has served as an animal control officer, police patrolman and field training officer, before being promoted to Senior Patrolman in 2016.

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