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County Commissioners Purchase Road Signs, Discuss Tax Valuations

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14The Russell County Commissioners approved a bid Monday at their regular meeting to purchase new road signs and they also discussed how the price of oil is affecting tax valuations.

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Tools Stolen from Shed

Crime PhotoTools were reported stolen from a shed in southern Russell County Monday.

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Arkansas Man Arrested on Drug, Firearm Charges

Drug Arrest 2An Arkansas man was arrested Monday evening in Russell on drug and firearm charges.

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Confidential Survey Will Be Used for Grant Application

City of Russell LogoThe City of Russell is planning to apply for a grant from the Kansas Department of Commerce Kansas Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program to assist with community improvements.

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WaKeeney Man Arrested on Drug Charges

Drug ArrestA WaKeeney man was arrested on multiple drug charges following a Friday night traffic stop in Russell.

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KRSL.com Special: Russell Native Gene Balloun Marks His 1,000th Adoption Case

Gene BallounThe judge paused as she looked out over a hushed, crowded courtroom. Then came words rarely heard, if ever, in a division that hears a lot of talk about abused and neglected children.

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Walk Kansas Encourages Healthy Living

Walk KansasWalk Kansas, a statewide K-State Research and Extension fitness program that promotes physical activity and a healthy diet, kicks off March 15 and the Midway Extension District encourages you to sign up.

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