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Commodity Distribution is Jan. 24, 25

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week.


Elected Russell City Councilmen Sworn In, Outgoing Councilman Phillips Honored

Russell City Council Oaths of Office 1-17-17Three men elected to the Russell City Council in November took their oaths of office at Tuesday's regular monthly Council meeting and outgoing Councilman Paul Phillips was honored for his service.


City of Russell to Offer Tree Limb Pick Up

City of Russell LogoRussell residents who have downed tree limbs from this weekend's ice storm are asked to place the limbs curbside and call the City Building at 483-6311 with your name and address. City crews will begin picking up tree limbs from this storm on Monday, January 23, and will continue picking them up as time permits.


Russell County Commissioners Discuss Bridge Repairs, New Landfill Shed

County Commissioners 1-16-17The Russell County Commissioners met Monday and discussed bridge repair projects and the construction of a new metal shed at the Russell County Landfill.


Ice Storm Knocks Out Power, Numerous Tree Limbs Down

Midwest Energy Ice Storm 1-16-17A weekend ice storm in Kansas knocked out electricity for several people in the Russell area and also left many folks picking up tree limbs. Reports indicate the Russell area received about an inch of ice.


Midwest Energy: Power Outages Could Extend Several Days

Power OuttageMidwest Energy is working through the largest ice storm to hit our area in nearly a decade. It is possible that it could take days before all customers have power restored.


Russell Man Arrested for Drugs Following Domestic Disturbance Report

Drug ArrestA Russell man was arrested early Friday morning for drugs following the report of a domestic disturbance at a Russell home.


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