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Kitchen Safety Stressed During Fire Prevention Month

Fire Prevention MonthNationwide, October is Fire Prevention Month and firefighters all across the country throughout October are stressing the importance of kitchen safety to help prevent cooking fires.

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Business Appreciation Event Held

Russell County Economic Development and CVBRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau hosted its 4th Annual Business Appreciation Event at Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch near Dorrance on Wednesday.

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"Consumed" is October's DCC Exhibit

Deines Cultural CenterThis month's featured exhibit at the Deines Cultural Center in Russell is "Consumed". This exhibit features prints by Justin Marable from Topeka and sculptures by Juniper Tangpuz from Kansas City.

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ROAR Show Taking Entries Sunday Through Tuesday

R.O.A.R. LogoRussell's Original Art Review is gearing up for its 45th Show.

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Russell City Council Discusses Zoning, Property Maintenance Codes

Russell City Council 2013 JuneA proposed zoning change and property maintenance codes dominated discussion at the Russell City Council's Tuesday work study.

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Wilson Lake Affected by Government Shutdown

US Army Corp of EngineersThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing for the required closure of all Corps-operated campgrounds and day-use parks nationwide beginning Tuesday, October 1, as the shutdown of the federal government goes into effect.

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Camper Blown Over at Wilson Lake, Two People Slightly Injured

Wilson LakeA Jayco camper blew over onto its side early Saturday morning at Wilson Lake's Otoe Park, temporarily trapping two people inside.

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