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City of Russell Looks to Make Zoning Easier to Understand

City of Russell LogoNot since 1994 have the zoning regulations in the city of Russell been updated. Outdated and sometimes difficult to understand regulations are why city officials are working hard to revamp Russell's zoning codes.

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Russell City Council Grants APC One Year Extension

Russell City Council Dec 2013The Russell City Council on Tuesday officially granted American Power Chassis a one year extension to open its doors and get off the ground before having to pay any penalties.

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Courthouse Addition Planning, Upcoming Road Projects Highlight County Commissioners Meeting

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14Extensive discussions were held Monday at the Russell County Courthouse between the County Commissioners regarding the courthouse addition and upcoming road projects, among several other topics as well.

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Information Sought on Fires in Ellis County

FireThe Office of the Kansas Fire Marshal is asking for the public's help in identifying the person or people responsible for numerous arsons throughout Ellis County.

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House Fire Caused by Kitchen Accident

3-17-14 House FireA kitchen accident resulted in an early Monday morning house fire in northern Russell.

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Bunker Hill Man Arrested for Battery, Possession of Marijuana

Drug ArrestA Bunker Hill man was arrested early Monday morning after deputies from the Russell County Sheriff's Office responded to a domestic disturbance in Bunker Hill and later found marijuana in the residence.

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Woman, Two Children Injured in Rollover Wreck

Rollover AccidentA Friday afternoon rollover wreck near Bunker Hill sent one woman and two children to the hospital with injuries.

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