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Governor Brownback Tours Local Oil Operation

Brownback Visit 1Kansas Governor Sam Brownback was in Russell County Wednesday to tour a local oil operation and talk with local oil producers.


Eichman's Veterans Display is at the Russell Public Library

RPL Veterans DisplayIda Eichman, Daughters of the American Revolution representative, has a display in honor of Veteran's Day that can be seen at the Russell Public Library now until the end of November.


Russell City Council Approves Letter of Intent to Purchase Advantage First Addition Lots for Duplex Development

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council approved a letter of intent agreement Tuesday at a special meeting to purchase lots one through eight of the Advantage First Addition housing development in Russell for the construction of moderate income duplexes.


Weigel, Olson Win Hospital Board Positions

VoteLeon Weigel and Melinda Olson won election to the Russell Regional Hospital Board Tuesday.


Grassroots Art Center Announces Next Exhibit

William WigleyThe Grassroots Art Center in Lucas is now exhibiting the sculptures of William "Pat" Wigley, who creates unique figures from silver plated flatware utensils, and trees made of high voltage power cable wire.


UPDATE: Two Russell County Residents Injured Thursday

Rollover AccidentA man and a woman from Russell County were both injured in a single-vehicle crash east of Bunker Hill on Thursday evening, October 29. The woman died Monday.


Russell County Commissioners Discuss Public Works, Housing Projects

Russell County Commissioners 10-19-15The Russell County Commissioners met Monday morning in regular session at the Russell County Courthouse.


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