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Community Foundation Raising Funds to Support Local Needs

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation has announced its Winter Days of Giving campaign to raise funds and awareness for charitable needs in the Russell County area.

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Russell Man Arrested Monday for Marijuana Possession

Drug ArrestA search of a Russell residence led to the arrest of one local man Monday evening, according to a Russell Police report.

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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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