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Two Large Projects Keep Electric Department Busy

powerElectrical system reliability and redundancy are the goals involved in two large projects that the City of Russell Electric Utilities Department is currently working on, said Department Director Duane Banks recently.

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Russell City Council Hears Water Usage Concerns

Quinday City CouncilThe ongoing drought in the area continues to affect the water supply in Russell, and as the Russell City Council heard Tuesday afternoon at its February Work Study, the conditions are beginning to seriously hinder one specific local industry.

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Volunteer, Emergency Worker of the Year Nominations Sought

Russell Co. Emergency ManagementRussell/Ellsworth County Emergency Management and 911 Communications Advisory Board are requesting nominations for the Volunteer/Emergency Worker of the Year.

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Road Reopened

Road UpdateI-70 Road between 180th and 181st Street in Russell County has been reopened after being closed since Tuesday morning for bridge work.

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Russell County Chosen as Site for Economic Development Meeting

Russell County Economic Development and CVBRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau announced Tuesday that Russell County has been chosen as the host site for the Western Kansas Rural Economic Development Alliance meeting.

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Gorham Fire Department Gets New Truck

Russell County CourthouseAt its Monday meeting, the Russell County Commission accepted a bid for a new fire truck purchase for the Gorham Fire Department and also received annual and monthly reports from several county departments.

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Silver Haired Legislature Elections Nearing

Silver Haired LegislatureThe Northwest Kansas Area Agency on Aging has announced elections are scheduled for delegate positions with the Kansas Silver Haired Legislature in the area.

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