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Lucky Russell Player Wins Grasshopper Mower in Lottery Drawing

James Noel Wins Mower 1A Kansas Lottery player from Russell has everything he needs to keep the yard in tip top shape and then some.

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Poster Contest Aims to Put the Brakes on Fatalities

KDOTAll Kansas kids ages 5 to 13 are encouraged to enter artwork in the 13th annual poster contest for Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day - a nationwide effort to increase roadway safety and reduce traffic fatalities.

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Russell City Council Discusses Airport Renaming

Russell City Council 5-6-14The Russell City Council further discussed the possibility of renaming the Russell Municipal Airport at its monthly work study session Tuesday afternoon.

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Kuntzsch Wins Commissioner Primary

Election 2014Incumbent Republican Alan Kuntzsch defeated Mick Allen by 44 votes for Russell County's First District Commissioner position in Tuesday's Primary Election.

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St. John Back-to-School Giveaway is Aug. 13, 14

St John Lutheran ChurchThe St. John Lutheran Church Back-to-School Giveaway Committee will be hosting its Back-to-School Clothing Giveaway Wednesday, August 13 from 1 to 7 PM and Thursday, August 14 from 1 to 5 PM.

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QMC Gets Courthouse Addition Nod

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14Quinter Manufacturing and Construction, Inc. of Quinter was awarded the construction contract for the Russell County Courthouse addition at Monday's regular County Commissioners meeting.

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Veterans Service Representative to Visit Russell Next Week

Veterans AffairsThe Veterans Service Representative from the Kansas Commission on Veterans' Affairs will be at the Russell City Building Monday, August 11 from 1 to 2:30 PM to assist veterans and their families with veteran's benefits.

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