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City Employees Recognized for Service

Service Award Winners 10-16-12At Tuesday's Russell City Council meeting, nine city employees were recognized for their years of service to the city.

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Search Warrant at Russell Residence Leads to Drug Arrest

Drug ArrestA search warrant executed Tuesday at a residence in Russell led to a local woman's drug arrest, according to the Russell County Sheriff's Office and the Russell Police Department.

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Russell City Council Declares a Water Emergency Stage IV

Quinday City CouncilAt its Tuesday meeting, the Russell City Council voted six to one to move the city to Stage IV Water Conservation and declare a Water Emergency effective November 1.

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Bob Dole Releases Statement on Arlen Specter's Passing

Specter Dole 2011“Senator Specter and I were longtime personal friends.  He attended high school in my hometown of Russell, Kansas.  Without a doubt, he was one of the brightest lawyers who ever served in the Senate.  He was on the Kansas state championship debate team around 1940.

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Lucas City Council Minutes from Oct. 9 Meeting

city of lucas logoThe Lucas City Council met Tuesday, October 9 at the downtown Civic Center for its regular monthly meeting.

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Commissioners Decide NOT to Reinstate Burn Ban

Russell County CourthouseRussell County Commissioners decided to continue the allowance of burning within the county borders, despite persistent dry conditions, at their meeting Monday.

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Wheat Important for Garden Winterizing

wheat seedPlanting wheat in your garden's soil before the cold months hit is a great way to put your garden "to sleep" for the winter.

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