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I-70 Rest Area Near Russell Temporarily Closed

Rest AreaKansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has closed the restroom facilities at the westbound I-70 rest area located east of Russell.

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Temporary Road Closing Northwest of Russell

Road Closed PictureA one mile stretch of road northwest of Russell that was closed two weeks ago to replace a bridge will remain closed through Friday, September 13.

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Scam Alert for Russell Residents

Scam AlertThe Russell Police Department has received several calls reference a subject calling citizens in the community telling them they have won a large amount of money and requesting them to send money for taxes before they receive their winnings.

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Russell Man Arrested Wednesday on Drug Charges

Drug ArrestA Russell man was arrested Wednesday night during a traffic stop in Russell on multiple charges, two of which involve drugs.

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Russell City Council Moves Forward with Additional Wells

Russell City Council 2013 JuneThe Russell City Council held its regular monthly work study Tuesday afternoon, but before the session began, a continuation of the August 20 meeting was held where Councilmembers took action on additional water sources for Russell.

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County Commissioners Continue Bridge, Courthouse Discussions

Russell County CourthouseThe Russell County Commissioners met Tuesday in regular session and continued ongoing bridge and courthouse discussions as well as awarded bids for various County Road and Bridge Department purchases.

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Gorham Teen Injured in Tuesday Morning Crash

CrashA Gorham teenager was injured and transported by Russell County EMS to Russell Regional Hospital after being involved in a three vehicle crash Tuesday morning on Highway 40 one mile east of Gorham.

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