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Need for Musk Thistle Control Discussed by County Commissioners

Russell County CourthouseThe growing problem of noxious weeds around Russell County, specifically musk thistle, was addressed Monday at the County Commissioners regularly scheduled meeting.

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Fire Destroys RV at Wilson Lake

6-29 Camper Fire webA motorhome was destroyed Saturday at Wilson Lake after catching on fire and being engulfed in flames for a time.

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Head-On Collision Kills Man, Injures Another

Fatal CrashOne man was killed and another was seriously injured in a head-on crash north of Osborne Sunday morning.

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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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