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New Exhibits Open at the DCC

Lines ProjectThe Deines Cultural Center in downtown Russell has two new exhibits up: Eric Carbrey's Lines Project and Brenda Smith's Zentangle.

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Kansas Senator Elaine Bowers Selected as CSG Toll Fellow

Elaine BowersKansas state Senator Elaine Bowers is one of 48 state policymakers from across the country selected as a Council of State Governments' Henry Toll Fellow for the Class of 2014.

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Drug Trafficking Charges Brought Against California Woman

US AttorneyA Russell County incident earlier this month has a California woman facing federal drug trafficking charges.

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Issuance of Special Water Use Permits Put On Hold

City of Russell LogoThe City of Russell has discontinued the issuance of special water use permits until further notice.

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County Commissioners Break Ground

Courthouse Groundbreaking 1The Russell County Commissioners hosted a special groundbreaking ceremony Monday afternoon to officially signify the beginning of the courthouse addition construction project.

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Seven Safety Tips for Kids Heading Back to School

Safe Kids KansasBack to school is a busy time for children and families. Between school supplies, new clothes and sports tryouts, parents may not think about safety issues.

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Bridge Repairs, Neighborhood Revitalization Discussed at Commissioners Meeting

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14Ongoing road and bridge projects around Russell County and a Neighborhood Revitalization Program for Lucas residents were discussed at Monday's Russell County Commissioners meeting.

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