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Russell Electric Department 34.5 kV Loop Project Nearing Completion

powerThe ongoing 34.5 kV loop project in Russell conducted by the Electric Department is nearing completion according to Electric Utilities Director Duane Banks.

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Six Kansas Lakes Under Warning for Toxic Algae

Blue-Green AlgaeHealth officials are warning the public about high levels of toxic blue-green algae in six lakes in Kansas.

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Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative Hosts Centralized Facility Groundbreaking

Rolling Hills ElectricAfter years of consideration to design a plan for the future of Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative, Inc., land was purchased near the intersection of state Highways 9 and 24 for the centralized facility in Beloit.

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Fair Performer Big Time Grain Company Stops by KRSL Studios

Big Time Grain Company in Studio 1 DavidFresh off their concert Wednesday night at the Russell County Free Fair, country music band Big Time Grain Company stopped by the KRSL Studios Thursday morning for an interview and a live acoustic performance.

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Russell County Sheriff's Officers Bust Underage Drinking Party in Lucas

Russell County SheriffFive young adults and one juvenile were taken to the Russell County Sheriff's Office Tuesday following their involvement in an underage drinking party in Lucas where marijuana was also found.

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2015 Russell County Free Fair Photos, 4-H Reports

2015 Fair 1Here are some sights and sounds from the 2015 Russell County Free Fair in Russell.

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Kansas Communities Will Share More Than $13 Million in Community Development Block Grant Funding

Dept CommerceThe Kansas Department of Commerce has announced that 49 Kansas communities will share a total of $13,049,583 in federal grants for residential handicapped accessibility modifications, micro-loans, park and sidewalk improvements, and the construction of storm shelters through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.

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