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Dollison Sworn in as Russell Police Captain

Bill Dollison Sworn in as Police CaptainWilliam (Bill) Dollison was sworn in by Russell City Clerk Sheldon Hamilton on Thursday afternoon as the Police Captain for the City of Russell Police Department.

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USD 407 BOE Meeting Rescheduled

USD 407 BOEThe USD 407 Board of Education meeting scheduled for Monday, March 11 at 5:30 PM has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 14 at 7:00 PM.

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Daylight Saving Time Begins Sunday, Citizens Reminded to Check Smoke Detectors

Daylight Saving Time Change BatteriesCity of Russell Interim Fire Chief Steve Knopp reminds folks that the upcoming beginning of daylight saving time on Sunday is a great time to check the batteries in your home's smoke detectors to make sure they are functional in the event of a fire.

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Neighborhood Revitalization, Changes to Energy Adjustment Clause Addressed at Russell City Council Work Study

Quinday City CouncilThe Russell City Council met for about an hour on Tuesday night downtown for its March Work Study session.

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Russell County Commission Discusses Freedom Fest, Excavator Purchase

Russell County CourthouseThe Russell County Commission addressed a change of venues for Russell's July 4 Freedom Fest and talked about purchasing a used excavator, among other topics, at its regular meeting on Monday, March 4.

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Russell County ED/CVB Launches Motorcycle Club Brochure

Russell County Economic Development and CVBRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced the development of a motorcycle club brochure promoting Russell County that will be mailed out throughout the midwest to motorcycle dealerships.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week Stresses Importance of Preparation

Russell Co. Emergency ManagementThe Kansas Adjutant General's Office has announced that March 3 through 9 is Severe Weather Awareness Week across the state.

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