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Grassroots Art Center Accepting Donations for Storm Repairs

Grassroots Art CenterDue to the recent storm damage suffered in Lucas, the Grassroots Art Center is taking donations in an effort to repair damages to its facilities.

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Russell City Council Approves Purchase of Used Ladder Fire Truck

Russell City Council 10-7-14The Russell City Council approved the purchase of a used ladder fire truck Tuesday evening at a special meeting.

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Russell County Food Pantry to Temporarily Close

Food PantryThe Russell County Food Pantry will be closed Friday, May 8 through Saturday, May 16 for concrete repairs in front of the building.

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Senator Moran Now Accepting Applications for Fall Internships

Senator Jerry MoranUS Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) has announced he is accepting applications for paid congressional internships in his Washington, D.C. and Kansas offices for fall 2015.

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Russell County Burn Ban Remains On

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14A countywide burn ban in Russell County remains in effect following discussion by the Russell County Commissioners Monday at their bimonthly meeting.

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Waymaster Awarded Fellowship for Legislative Leadership Development

Troy Waymaster - LurayThe Council of State Government's Midwest has announced that Representative Troy L. Waymaster of Bunker Hill has been selected to participate in the Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD), which is a leadership program for legislators from 11 states, including Kansas, and provinces from Canada.

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Teens Arrested on Drug Charges

Drug ArrestTwo area teens were arrested Saturday evening on drug charges following a traffic stop in Russell.

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