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Citywide Cleanup Another Success

2013 Cleanup 1A citywide cleanup day in Russell took place Saturday and local officials say the program was again a success.

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Homewood Named DCC Interim Director

Kay HomewoodKay Homewood has been appointed as Interim Director of the Deines Cultural Center effective April 1, 2013 and until a permanent replacement is named.

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Lucas City Councilman-Elect Not a US Citizen

Lucas KansasThe winner of a city council seat in Lucas probably won't ever serve in office, at least until he becomes a US citizen, according to the Associated Press.

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Burglary, Theft Occurs at Wilson Lake Wildlife and Parks Building

Russell County SheriffA burglary and theft involving more than $1000 worth of equipment and vehicles from a Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks office and shop building in Wilson State Park was reported to authorities Wednesday.

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City Swimming Pool to Open as Normal This Year

Quinday City CouncilThe Russell City Council voted at a special meeting on Tuesday evening to open the Duke Johnson Municipal Swimming Pool this year as normal.

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Final Russell County April 2 Election Results

VoteVoters across the state went to the polls Tuesday to elect mayor, city council and school board members.

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Russell County Commission Discusses Damaged Signs, Possible Courthouse Elevator Installation

Russell County CourthouseRussell County Road and Bridge Department Supervisor Larry Height told the County Commissioners at their regular meeting on Monday about severe vandalism that took place over the weekend on Canyon Road that resulted in the damaging of 14 road signs.

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