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Electric Department Continues Work on Upgrades

powerThe City of Russell Electric Department is very busy starting to put into place a few upgrades and updates to the city's power grid that were recently approved by the Russell City Council.

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Special to KRSL.com: Russell Not Ready to Call for Water

Cedar Bluff State ParkLast week, the KRSL News Team learned the City of Hays was planning to send a letter to the Kansas Water Office to ask for a release of water from Cedar Bluff Reservoir.

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Governor Brownback Urges Moment of Silence

Kansas Gov. Sam BrownbackAt the request of Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy and in remembrance of those lost in the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback urges all Kansans to observe a moment of silence on Friday, December 21 at 9:30 AM local time.

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Prepare Now for Winter Weather

Russell Co. Emergency ManagementThe Kansas Division of Emergency Management is urging all Kansans to make preparations now for the below freezing temperatures, snow and ice-covered roadways, possible power outages and blizzard conditions the state will face in the coming days, weeks and months.

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Russell Emergency Snow Routes

City of Russell LogoThe City of Russell would like to remind you of Russell's Emergency Snow Routes as winter storms begin to affect the area.

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Russell City Council Holds December Regular Monthly Meeting

Quinday City CouncilThe Russell City Council met Tuesday afternoon for its last meeting of the calendar year 2012.

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Suspect in Burglary Remains At-Large

Police SearchRussell Police are asking for your help in locating a burglary suspect.

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