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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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Saturday Morning Power Outage in Russell Caused by Vehicle Crash

Power OuttageA brief power outage occurred early Saturday morning in a northern section of Russell after a vehicle crashed into a power pole in the 1000 Block of North Maple.

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US Congressman Huelskamp to Visit Russell Saturday for Art Awards Reception

Deines Cultural CenterEntries are arriving at the Deines Cultural Center for the 2013 First Congressional High School Arts Competition, and to announce this year's winners, United States Congressman Tim Huelskamp will make a stop in Russell on Saturday.

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Increase in Voter Turnout Expected Tuesday

VoteHigher than normal numbers of people came out to the polls in Russell County last November to vote in the general election, and County Clerk and Elections Officer Mary Nuss says voter turnout on Tuesday, April 2 should again be better than average.

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