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Friday Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

Drug ArrestTwo people were arrested on drug charges Friday evening after a routine traffic stop on the western edge of Russell led to the discovery of marijuana and methamphetamine in the vehicle.

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Russell County Burn Ban Lifted

Burn BanThe Russell County Commissioners voted Monday morning at their meeting to lift the burn ban on Russell County that had been placed on the county on May 6.

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Rollover East of Bunker Hill Injures Colorado Family

Rollover AccidentSeveral members of a Colorado family were injured Sunday evening in a rollover wreck on Interstate 70 just east of the Bunker Hill exit.

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Community Foundation Grants Help USD 399 Students Achieve

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation has announced $3,429 in grants to USD 399 to support science, technology and the arts.

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KRSL Owner, Longtime Royals Broadcaster Fred White has Died

Fred White teamed with Denny Matthews on broadcasts from 1973 to 1998.KRSL owner and longtime radio voice of the Kansas City Royals, Fred White, has died.

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Community Foundation Supports Russell Recreation Commission

Russell Rec 2013The Russell County Area Community Foundation announced Wednesday $4,500 in grants to the Russell Recreation Commission (RRC).

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Woelk Named City Finance Director, Clerk

City of Russell LogoKatrina Woelk has been selected to fill the Russell City Clerk and Finance Director position that will open with the impending July retirement of current Clerk and Director Sheldon Hamilton, according to a recent City of Russell press release.

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