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Russell City Council Considers Mill Levy Increase, Appoints New Councilman

Russell City Council 2013 JuneRussell residents could see higher property taxes next year as Russell City Councilmembers are considering a mill levy increase to fund additional city staff.

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Kansas Chamber Recognizes Rep. Waymaster as Pro-Jobs Legislator

Troy Waymaster - LurayThe Kansas Chamber has released its 2013 Pro-Jobs Legislator list based on legislators' support of sound business policy that strengthens our state's economy and attracts jobs.

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County Mill Levy to Decrease

Russell County CourthouseImprovements to aging county blacktop roads will be built into the 2014 Russell County budget, and instead of a tax hike to pay for the improvements, county residents will actually see a mill levy decrease.

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Wreck Northeast of Russell Injures Two

CrashTwo Russell women were injured Monday afternoon northeast of Russell when their vehicle went off the side of a country road and hit a tree.

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KWCH TV: Investigation Begins into Train Derailment in Hays

KWCH Photo - Train Derailment in Hays on 7-16-13The investigation is underway after a train apparently struck another train and derailed near the 8th and Vine Intersection in Hays early Tuesday morning.

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UPDATE: Body Recovered from Wilson Lake

DrowningThe victim involved in a drowning on Sunday at Wilson Lake has been identified.

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Dole Institute to Host Birthday Celebration

Bob DoleA community celebration is scheduled for July 22 on the University of Kansas campus to mark the 90th birthday of former Kansas Senator and Russell native Bob Dole.

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