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Pfiefer Well Levels Rise Two to Five Feet After Water Release

Water DropAfter only about a week of time to soak in, the recent Cedar Bluff Reservoir water release requested by the Russell City Council to replenish its wells near Pfiefer is already making a positive impact on the levels of the wells.

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Russell Area Chamber of Commerce Names New Executive Director

Jenny ConnJenny Conn has been named the new Executive Director for the Russell Area Chamber of Commerce. She will officially begin her duties April 1.

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City Officials Say Water Release Went Well

Water DropBy all indications from City of Russell officials, the recent release of water from Cedar Bluff Reservoir to benefit Russell's Pfiefer well field near the Smoky Hill River went well and should improve the condition of all the wells in that field.

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State Representative Waymaster Carries Bill on House Floor

Troy Waymaster - LurayState Representative Troy Waymaster (R-Luray) on Thursday carried an agriculture bill on the House Floor.

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Kansas AG Schmidt Bans Company that Falsely Billed Four Kansas Cities, Including Wilson

Kansas Attorney General Derek SchmidtA New York environmental services company is prohibited from doing any future business in Kansas and will reimburse four Kansas cities, including Wilson, after being accused of false billing, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Wednesday.

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Russell City Council Approves Water Usage Targets for Industries

Quinday City CouncilThe Russell City Council on Tuesday at its regular monthly meeting approved a water usage regulation for local industries that should clear up some confusion.

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Advance Voting Begins

VoteAdvance voting for the April 2 election in Russell County began Monday, March 18 according to Russell County Clerk Mary Nuss.

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