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Russell County Commissioners Approve Purchase of Vehicle for County Health Department

County Commissioners 1-16-17The Russell County Commissioners met Monday morning and approved the purchase of a used vehicle for the Russell County Health Department.

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Two New Deines Cultural Center Exhibitions Open June 22

DCC Steve Read and Greg RudTwo new exhibitions open at the Deines Cultural Center in Russell on Friday, June 22.

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Russell Police Arrest Man on DUI, Drug Charges

Drug ArrestRussell Police arrested a man Thursday afternoon in Russell on DUI and drug charges following a vehicle backing accident.

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Russell Man, Woman Arrested for Drug Possession

Drug Arrest 2The Russell County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at 1023 North Brooks Street in Russell on Thursday morning according to a press release from the Sheriff's Office.

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Governor Colyer, KDOT Announce Local Projects Funding Improvements

Jeff ColyerGovernor Jeff Colyer announced Monday the Kansas Department of Transportation is increasing the exchange rate for local public agencies seeking to fund local projects with state funds through the Federal Fund Exchange Program, returning the rate to $.90 in state funds made available for every $1.00 in federal funds awarded a local agency, upon that agency's request.

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City of Russell Receives Grant to Upgrade Airport Runway, Taxiway Lighting

USDOTThe City of Russell has received a $405,000 grant to upgrade the Russell Municipal Airport runway and taxiway lighting according to a press release from US Congressman Roger Marshall.

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Wayne Krug Brings in First Load of Wheat

wheat seedWayne Krug brought the first load of wheat of the 2018 harvest into Russell Tuesday evening according to Great Bend Co-op.

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