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City of Russell Employees Honored for Years of Service

City Employee Service Awards 10-17-17Nine City of Russell employees were honored at Tuesday's Russell City Council meeting for their years of service.

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Russell County Commissioners Receive Several Updates Monday

County Commissioners 1-16-17The Russell County Commissioners met Monday and received updates from several county and community departments and organizations.

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Funds Raised for RHS Baseball Field Upgrades

Russell Bronco BaseballRussell County USD 407 has announced an upcoming project that will enhance the Russell High School Baseball Field Complex. This project was generously funded by private donors and does not include any USD 407 funds.

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Area Kansas Honors Program Honorees Announced

Kansas Honors ProgramThis fall, the Kansas Honors Program, a longstanding tradition of the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment, will honor more than 3,600 high school seniors throughout Kansas for their academic excellence and achievement.

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Public Invited to Design Special Weihnachtsfest Button

25 Year Button ContestDid you know 2017 is the 25th year for Weihnachtsfest to take place in downtown Russell? Russell Main Street, Inc. wants to celebrate this milestone with a 25 Year Special Edition Weihnachtsfest Button designed by you.

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Insurance Services Office Upgrades Russell's Building Code Effectiveness Grading Classification

ISO Building Code GraphNot all communities have building codes, nor do all communities enforce their codes with equal commitment. Yet the effectiveness of local building codes can have a profound effect on how the structures in a community will fare in a natural disaster.

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South Fossil Street Reconstruction Continues, Concrete Pour for Southbound Lanes Scheduled for Friday and Monday

South Fossil Concrete Pour 10-16-17Crews from Paver's Inc., the contractor in charge of the South Fossil Street Reconstruction Project in Russell, are scheduled to pour the concrete for the southbound lanes Friday, October 13 and Monday, October 16 from 7 AM to 7 PM.

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