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Dove Season Opens Sept. 1

DoveDove season opens Sunday, September 1 in Kansas and experts say dove numbers should be relatively high this year.

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Governor Declares September “Kansas Preparedness Month”

Emergency KitTo highlight the need for emergency preparedness in the home, workplace, schools and community, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed a proclamation Thursday designating September as "Kansas Preparedness Month."

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Officials Urge Water Safety

US Army Corp of EngineersIn a season with an abnormally large amount of drownings, officials are stressing water safety as the last big weekend of summer approaches.

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Special Pet Vaccination Clinic to be Held Saturday

Pet VaccineThe Russell County Animal Response Team (CART) will host a special pet vaccination clinic this Saturday, August 31 at Russell Vet Service on South Fossil in Russell.

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Compromise Sought in County's Process to Replace Historic Bridge

Russell County CourthouseA historic, limestone structure bridge in extreme southwestern Russell County that borders Rush County has been the topic of much discussion recently between representatives from both counties.

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Russell County Remains in Drought Emergency

Drought Map Aug 2013Extreme drought conditions continue for western Kansas while central and eastern counties see improvement. This has led Governor Sam Brownback to update the Drought Declaration for Kansas counties with an Executive Order 13-02 today.

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Talbott Encourages Local Shopping

Russell County Economic Development and CVBLocal purchases support local jobs - that from Russell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Janae Talbott, who stresses the importance of local shopping.

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