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Russell City Council Continues Water Discussions

Russell City Council 2013 JuneRussell City Councilmembers met Tuesday afternoon for their regular monthly meeting where they discussed several topics; one topic of note once again was water.

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Mai Recognized for 35 Years of Service

Greg Mai Recognized for ServiceCity of Russell Employee Greg Mai was recognized at Tuesday's Russell City Council meeting for his 35 years of service to the city.

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USD 407 BOE Discusses Technology Initiative, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

USD 407 BOETablets or laptops and their daily use by students was one of the main discussion topics at Monday evening's USD 407 Board of Education meeting.

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Winter Weather Awareness Day is Nov. 20

Cold WeatherWith the first frosts of the season already behind us, the Kansas Division of Emergency Management, in conjunction with the National Weather Service and local emergency management officials across the state, is urging Kansans to prepare for winter.

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Fletcher Appointed County Administrator

Russell County CourthouseRussell County Sheriff John Fletcher has been appointed as the new County Public Service Administrator after the recent resignation of Kenton Lyon.

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Birky's Named Family of the Year

Birky Family 2013The Birky family of Russell has been named the Post Rock Family Services 2013 Family of the Year.

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Graphic Illustrates Russell's Water Conservation Status

City of Russell LogoTo heighten public awareness of Russell's current water status, a graphic is now available on the city website illustrating Russell's current water conservation status and restrictions in place.

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