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Some Area Towns Ban Fireworks, Others Will Allow Use

Fireworks BanWith continuing drought conditions affecting the area, some towns around the KRSL listening area have decided to ban the use of fireworks, while others will allow them on certain days.

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Neighborhood Revitalization Program Begins Monday

City of Russell LogoFolks in select sections of Russell wanting to build additions to their homes or businesses or wanting maybe to put up a new garage or out-building will be eligible starting Monday, July 1 to apply with the city for property tax rebates based on those upgrades.

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Great Bend Pilot Killed in Ultralight Plane Crash

Lucas CampbellA Great Bend man has died after the ultralight aircraft he was flying crashed at Great Bend Municipal Airport.

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Power Pole Testing to Start

powerCity of Russell Electric Department crews and contract crews from Osmose Utilities Services will be working in the streets and alleys throughout Russell in the coming weeks conducting power pole testing.

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Russell County Wheat Harvest Now in Full Swing

Harvest 2013 combines north of KRSL 1As hot temperatures and windy conditions set in around the area, the 2013 wheat harvest in Russell County is now in full swing.

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Freedom Fest Still Needs Volunteers

Freedom Fest bands 2013Organizers of Freedom Fest in Russell, which happens in less than two weeks, are still looking for volunteers to help make the large event successful.

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Russell, Ellsworth County Extension Agencies Merge

K State ExtensionEffective July 1, the Kansas State University Research and Extension Agencies in Russell and Ellsworth Counties will merge to form the Midway Extension District.

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