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Securities Fraud Charges Filed Against Lawrence, Former Russell Man

Josh NeyKansas Securities Commissioner Josh Ney (pictured) announced that criminal charges were being filed against Family Homes Inc. and Roderic E. Deines of Lawrence and formerly of Russell.

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Local Authorities Stress Importance of Seat Belt Use

Seat BeltNow through March 7, the Russell Police Department and the Russell County Sheriff's Office will join other Kansas Law Enforcement to stop what has been an epidemic for the past several years - lack of seat belt use in vehicles.

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Russell Sets New Record Low Wednesday

Cold WeatherRussell broke a 54-year-old record low temperature Wednesday, February 26.

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Spring Grant Applications Due March 15

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoGrant applications are being accepted now until March 15 for the KHF Children's Fund at the Russell County Area Community Foundation.

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KDOT Hay Harvest Permits Required on State Right-of-Way

KDOTThe Kansas Department of Transportation has announced permits will be issued to landowners wanting to harvest hay on Kansas highway right-of-way.

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Kindergarten Roundup is Monday

Simpson Elementary SchoolUSD 407's Kindergarten Roundup will be held at Simpson Elementary School on Monday, March 3 at 7 PM.

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Three Separate Drug Related Incidents in Russell on Friday Send Five People to Jail

Drug ArrestFive people are in the Russell County Jail on drug charges following a busy night for local authorities on Friday, February 21.

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