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Options Wins Statewide Award for Service to Survivors

OPTIONS State AwardDomestic and Sexual Violence Services, Inc. (Options) announces that Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt presented the agency with the Outstanding Victim Services Organization for 2013 at the 16th Annual Crime Victims Right's Conference on April 3, 2013.

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Electric Department Staying Busy

powerTo continue to better the City of Russell's power grid, Russell Electric Utilities Director Duane Banks says several updates, upgrades and installations are currently taking place around the city.

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Heavy Hail Causes Rollover on I-70, Injures Eight

Rollover AccidentEight people, including six high school students, are recovering after a rollover wreck in Russell County on a hail-covered road.

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Hail, then Light Snow for Russell Area

Hail Storm on April 17 2013Old man winter is not quite ready to go away.

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New Mayor, Re-elected Council Members Sworn In Tuesday

Russell City Council Oaths 4-16-13Newly elected Russell Mayor Curt Mader and re-elected Russell City Council Members Norma Jean Cook, Chuck Bean and Blaine Stoppel took their Oaths of Office Tuesday evening at City Hall and officially became members of the council.

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New Deines Cultural Center Director Named

Deines Cultural CenterShannon Trevethan has been selected as Director of the Deines Cultural Center effective April 15, according to a City of Russell press release.

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Russell County Commission Purchases New Ambulance

Russell County CourthouseMoney was spent at the most recent regular meeting of the Russell County Commission on Monday as the Commissioners approved the purchase of a new ambulance and discussed both haying and chemical bids for use near county roadways.

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