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Russell County Commission Changes Burn Permit Regulations, Discusses Bridge Repairs

Russell County CourthouseThe Russell County Commission voted Monday at its regular meeting to change current burn permit regulations, allowing for a more streamlined process.

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Remember Food Safety This Thanksgiving

TurkeyThanksgiving is a time for families and friends to get together to share a feast with one another, but sometimes uncooked, overcooked or rotten food spoils a great celebration.

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Wilson Lake Selected for Fishing Tournaments

Wilson LakeRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau announced Thursday Russell County will host the Kansas Bass Federation Regional and State Bass Tournaments in 2013.

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Fowlers Named Russell Family of the Year

Fowler Family 2012Post Rock Family Services has announced the winner of its annual Russell Family of the Year contest.

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Hurricane Sandy Causes Blood Shortage

red cross logoThe effects of Hurricane Sandy are still being felt on the east coast as hundreds of previously scheduled blood drives had to be canceled, prompting local American Red Cross representatives to urge folks to donate blood to help erase the blood shortage caused by the storm.

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Big Creek is Back

Water DropBig Creek, one of two water sources for the City of Russell located south of the city, has begun flowing again after previously being dry for much of the summer.

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Russell Churches Care Walk Raises More Than $7500

Shaffer Field at Russell High SchoolThe recent Russell Churches Care Walk to support the Russell County Food Pantry raised more than $7500, according to Walk organizers.

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