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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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Cedar Bluff Water Release Ends

Water DropThe City of Russell started releasing water from Cedar Bluff Reservoir on Thursday, March 14 and according to Russell Public Works Director Arlyn Unrein, the water reached the west end of the Pfeifer well field at 7:30 PM on Monday, March 18, and the release was ended at that time.

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Russell Regional Hospital Receives Level IV Trauma Center Designation

Russell Regional HospitalThe Emergency Department of Russell Regional Hospital has been designated as a Level IV Trauma Center by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

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Russell County Planning to Purchase New Ambulance

Russell County CourthouseThe Russell County Commission voted to move forward on Monday with plans to purchase one new ambulance for Russell County EMS.

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Russell County Records Third Most Tornadoes in Kansas in 2012

Russell tornado on May 25Seven tornadoes officially touched down in Russell County last year, making the county the third most hit in the state.

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USD 407 Activity, Athletic Director Mark Paul Resigns, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

Mark PaulThe USD 407 Board of Education accepted the resignation of District Activity and Athletic Director Mark Paul at its regular monthly meeting on Thursday evening after discussing the matter for more than three hours in executive session.

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Blarney Stone Has Been Found!

Gretchen Boxberger & Blarney StoneGretchen Boxberger wins $100 in Russell Main Street bucks!

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