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Storefront, Signage Grants Awarded

Russell County Economic Development and CVBRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced the second year of storefront and signage grant awards.


Rep. Waymaster Files for Re-Election

Troy Waymaster - LurayOn Monday, January 25, 2016, Representative Troy L. Waymaster, R-Bunker Hill, who represents the 109th Kansas House District, filed re-election paperwork at the Secretary of State's office in Topeka for the upcoming 2016 election.


Five Auctioneers Who Participated in Local Competition Qualify for World Championship

World Livestock Auctioneer ChampionshipFour auctioneers who competed in and the host of the 8th Annual Kansas Livestock Auctioneer Championship in Russell last year have qualified for the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship, which will be held in Paris, Kentucky June 18, 2016.


$30,000 Grant Challenges Communities to Think Big

Simpson Playground EquipmentThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) is accepting letters of inquiry now until February 1, 2016 for the Think Big, Think Russell County grant.


Russell Water Restrictions Lessened

Water Restrictions At Tuesday's regular meeting, the Russell City Council voted to lessen the water restrictions in Russell.


Snow Blamed for Multiple Accidents Wednesday, but No Injuries

Rollover AccidentSnow and a winter storm that moved through the area Wednesday are to blame for a handful of non-injury traffic accidents in Russell County.


Russell City Council Approves Advantage First Addition Zoning Change

Russell City Council 5-19-15A large audience Tuesday night witnessed the Russell City Council approve a zoning change to the Advantage First Addition in Russell to allow for the construction of three high-end townhouse style duplex units.


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