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Old Highway 40 to Temporarily Close in Ellis County

Road Closed PictureStarting Monday, April 17 through Friday, April 21, Old Highway 40 from Victoria to Walker in Ellis County will be closed to through traffic.

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Multi-State Crime Suspect to Stand Trial in Kansas First

Alex Deaton Booking PhotoMulti-state crime spree suspect Alex Deaton's cases in Mississippi's Rankin County will be presented to a grand jury this month.

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South Fossil Street Reconstruction Project to Begin This Month

Road Work AheadContinuing the City of Russell's multi-year plan to make improvements to its roadways, a complete reconstruction of South Fossil Street from Dorrance Street north to just south of Wichita Avenue is scheduled to begin this month. Pre-construction activities will take place the first two weeks in April with full reconstruction slated to begin on Monday, April 17.

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State Park Facilities Springing Open

Wilson State ParkThat's not a waterfall or the rush of a creek you're hearing, that's the sound of running water and other facilities springing open at Kansas state parks.

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Russell Celebrates National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

National Telecommunicators Week ProclamationThe City of Russell is celebrating the second full week of April (April 10-16) as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

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KDOT Announces Approved Bid for Repairs to Two Russell County Bridges

KDOTThe Kansas Department of Transportation has announced an approved bid for repairs to two bridges on Interstate 70 in eastern Russell County.

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Russell Golf Course to Close Temporarily Tuesday, Wednesday

City of Russell LogoThe Russell Municipal Golf Course will be closed Tuesday, April 11 and Wednesday, April 12, weather permitting, so the greens may be aerated.

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