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Firefighters Battle Large Grass Fire Near Gorham

Gorham Fire 11-24-17 1Firefighters from Russell, Ellis, Ellsworth and Lincoln Counties battled a large grass fire Friday afternoon near Gorham.

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Thanksgiving Heat Wave

HeatRecord high temperatures were recorded in Russell Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24.

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RCACF Awards $60,725 in Grants to Support Russell County Area

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) has awarded $60,725 in grants to organizations that benefit the Russell County area, including support for education, the arts, city-led programs and public health.

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Russell City Council Appoints GJ Long, Approves Vacant Building Ordinance

GJ Long Sworn In 11-21-17The Russell City Council met Tuesday afternoon and appointed GJ Long to the Council and approved a much-discussed vacant building ordinance.

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Money Stolen from Russell Residence

TheftMoney was reportedly stolen from a Russell residence recently.

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Russell County Commissioners Sign Plaid on the Plains Resolution

Commissioners Plaid on the Plains 11-20-17The Russell County Commissioners met Monday and discussed bridge repair projects, a budget amendment and a special proclamation.

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RCACF Hosts What's Up in Russell Coffee

RCACF Coffee 2 11-21-17The Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) hosted Tuesday's Russell Main Street, Inc. What's Up in Russell Coffee at Espresso Etc in downtown Russell.

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