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Police: Treat Wichita Ave., Fossil St. Intersection as a Four-Way Stop This Week

Road Work AheadDue to the road construction on East Wichita Ave., the stop lights at the intersection of Wichita Ave. and Fossil St. are flashing red this week.

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Commodity Distribution is This Week

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations this week, one on Tuesday and the other on Wednesday.

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Advantage First Addition Breaks Ground

Advantage Addition Ground Breaking 2A ribbon cutting and ground breaking ceremony was held on Thursday, Aug. 15 for a new housing development in Russell.

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East Wichita Ave. Resurfacing Project Resumes

Road Work AheadRecent rains both locally and across the state have delayed a road resurfacing project for East Wichita Ave. in Russell, but according to city officials, milling and overlay work began again Friday.

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Sidewalk Replacement Program is Underway

City of Russell LogoRecently, City of Russell officials launched a joint sidewalk replacement program aimed at removing old, damaged and unsafe sections of residential area sidewalks in Russell and replacing them with new concrete.

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Multiple Area Law Enforcement Departments Involved in Wednesday Night Vehicle Pursuit

Russell County SheriffA vehicle pursuit ensued Wednesday night northwest of Russell near Beatty Road and 176th after a local man with a felony no bond warrant fled a Russell County Sheriff's Deputy traffic stop.

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UPDATE: USD 407 Budget Passed, Teacher Negotiations Finalized; Minutes Included

USD 407 BOEThe 2013-2014 school year is almost here in Russell and USD 407 Board of Education members met Monday evening to finalize the upcoming year's budget, polices and staffing.

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