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RCACF Awards More Than $32,000 in Fall Grants

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) has announced its 2015 fall grant recipients. More than $32,000 in grants were awarded to charitable projects that benefit the Russell County area, including support for education, the arts, city-led programs and public health.

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Russell Area Plaid Friday Begins at Encore Antiques and Collectables

2015 Russell Area Plaid Friday LogoThe Friday after Thanksgiving means Black Friday to most, but several locally owned businesses in Russell are urging shoppers to celebrate Plaid Friday instead.

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IRS Scam Warning Issued

IRS ScamThe Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) continue to hear from taxpayers who have received unsolicited calls from individuals demanding payment while fraudulently claiming to be from the IRS.

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Tomasino Discovers Second Birky's Turkey

Susan Tomasino Birky Turkey 2 11-20-15Susan Tomasino of Russell found Friday's free Birky's Turkey at Klema's Apple Market in Russell.

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Hilger Family Named Family of the Year

Hilger Family PictureThe Hilger family of Russell has been named the Post Rock Family Services 2015 Family of the Year.

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Oklahoma Earthquake Felt in Russell County

11-19-15 EarthquakeA magnitude 4.7 earthquake rattled northern Oklahoma and many areas in Kansas early Thursday.

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Russell City Council Approves Ordinance to Allow Operation of Golf Carts on City Streets

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council approved an ordinance Tuesday afternoon at its monthly meeting to allow the operation of golf carts on city streets in Russell.

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