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Disaster Drill at Water Treatment Plant is Saturday

emergency drill pictureOn Saturday, November 3, between the hours of 8 AM and Noon, the City of Russell, Russell County and Russell Regional Hospital will conduct a joint disaster drill designed to test response procedures and capabilities to a simulated chlorine leak at the City of Russell Water Treatment Plant at 210 South Front Street.

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Two Wanted People Arrested in Russell, Drug Charges Added

Drug Arrest 2Russell Police arrested two wanted people early Friday morning in Russell and drug charges were added after the arrests.

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Reinhardt Sworn In as a Russell County Commissioner

Steve Reinhardt Swearing In 10-29-18Steve Reinhardt was sworn in as a Russell County Commissioner Monday morning at the Russell County Courthouse.

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Vlcek Resigns after 31 Years of Service

City of Russell LogoJim Vlcek has resigned his position of Street Department Superintendent with the City of Russell.

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Gorham Trio Sweeps KDOT Poster Contest

2018 KDOT Poster WinnersSiblings Matthias, Janessa and Conner Miller of Gorham have each been named northwest Kansas regional winners in the 2018 Put the Brakes on Fatalities poster contest.

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Cold Weather Rule to Take Effect November 1

Cold WeatherThe Cold Weather Rule, designed to help Kansans who are behind on their utility payments avoid disconnection during the winter months, will begin on November 1 and remain in effect through March 31.

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Temporary Road Closures Announced

Road Closed PictureDue to recent rain, the Russell County Highway Department has closed a few roads in Russell County until further notice.

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