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Quinday Named Russell City Manager, Water Deal Reached

Jon QuindayInterim Russell City Manager Jon Quinday will officially remove the "interim" tag from his title on January 19 after the Russell City Council voted Tuesday to offer him a two year contract for the job.

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Create a Video, Win Technology Money for Your School

Nex-TechThe Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) and Discovery Education have teamed up to bring a "Connected Community" Video Contest, with a grand prize of $2,500 towards classroom technology.

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Mader Running for Mayor

Curtis MaderCurtis Mader has filed for election to the office of Mayor of the City of Russell.

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Semi Truck Rollover Injures Great Bend Man

Rollover AccidentA Tuesday afternoon semi truck rollover on Michaelis Road in southern Russell County sent a Great Bend man to Russell Regional Hospital with minor injuries, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

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Russell Community Theater Begins Auditions for Spring Play

Russell Community Theater PlayhouseThe Russell Community Theater will begin holding auditions next week for the first of its three annual plays this year.

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Local Mountain Bike Trail Gaining International Attention

Switchgrass Mountain Bike TrailThe Switchgrass Mountain Bike Trail at Wilson State Park in Russell County is gaining significant attention as it was recently named to the EPIC trail category in the International Mountain Bicycling Association's Model Trails Program.

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UPDATE: Russell Regional Hospital Requesting Limited Visitation

No FluDue to an increase in viral illnesses within the community, Russell Regional Hospital is requesting limited visitation.

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