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Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Dorrance

Boil Water AdvisoryThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the City of Dorrance public water supply in Russell County.

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Russell American Legion to Host National Commander Sept. 27

American LegionRussell American Legion Post 99 at 315 North Main in Russell will host National Commander Charles E. Schmidt on his four-day tour of Kansas with a breakfast on Tuesday, September 27 at 7:30 AM.

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Russell City Council Approves Groundwater Exploration Proposal, Sanitation Rates Hike

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council approved a groundwater exploration proposal and a hike to the city's sanitation rates at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon.

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Commodity Distribution is Sept. 27, 28

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week.

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Smoky Hill-Saline Regional Advisory Committee to Meet in Hays

Smoky Hill Saline RACThe Kansas Water Office's (KWO) Smoky Hill-Saline Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) will hold a meeting to discuss current water issues affecting the region as well as the state.

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Russell Breaks High Temperature Record Tuesday

HeatRussell broke its record high temperature for September 20 Tuesday with 96 degrees according to the National Weather Service in Wichita.

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Sugarcane Aphids Reported in Russell County

Sugarcane Aphid September 2016Milo and grain sorghum growers in Kansas are dealing with a new pest this summer and fall. The Sugarcane Aphid is a new pest of sorghum that has made its way into Kansas and Russell County.

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