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Russell Man Arrested for Drugs Following Domestic Disturbance Report

Drug ArrestA Russell man was arrested early Friday morning for drugs following the report of a domestic disturbance at a Russell home.


Great Bend Man Arrested for Drugs, Stolen Property

Lucas WebsterA Great Bend man was arrested Thursday night in Great Bend for possession of drugs and property stolen from Susank.


LIEAP Application Period Opens Jan. 17

LIEAPDuring the cold winter months, heating a home can be a financial strain. In order to ensure Kansans keep warm this winter, the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) will begin accepting applications for its Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) on Tuesday, January 17.


2017 Storefront/Signage Grants Awarded

Russell County Economic Development and CVBRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced the third year of storefront/signage grant awards.


City of Russell Prepares for Ice Storm

City of Russell LogoThe City of Russell staff is working diligently in preparation for the impending ice storm. Current forecasts of freezing rain and potentially significant icing could cause damage to trees and power lines. Power outages are possible.


Predicted Winter Storm Could Create Hazardous Conditions

Jan 2017 Ice Storm NWS GraphicThe National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook and Winter Storm Watch for the weekend for most of central Kansas. Ice and snow accumulation are possible.


Representative Waymaster Offering Scholarship for 4-H Citizenship in Action Program

4-H pictureOn February 19 and 20, the Kansas 4-H program will be hosting Citizenship in Action, a program that seeks to inform 13 to 18 year olds, as of January 1, 2017, on how their state government functions.


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