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RMS Encourages Water Conservation

Water DropWater conservation is on everybody's mind these days and USD 407 and Ruppenthal Middle School are trying to educate students about helpful conservation practices.

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Paint the Town Purple with Relay for Life

Relay for LifeRelay for Life of Russell County is asking for your help in painting the town purple.

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Russell PD Reminds Folks to Buckle Up

Click It or TicketBeginning Monday, May 19 and continuing through Sunday, June 1, drivers can expect increased enforcement for restraint violations as the Russell Police Department joins over 150 other law enforcement agencies in aggressively enforcing Kansas occupant restraint and other traffic laws as part of the 2014 Kansas Click It or Ticket traffic enforcement campaign.

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Items Stolen from Northeastern Russell County Property

Crime PhotoSeveral items, including two ATV's and geological survey equipment, were reported stolen from a rural northeastern Russell County property Wednesday.

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"Paint with Pride" Program Helps Those in Need

Paint with PrideApplications are now available for low income seniors or people with permanent physical disabilities to sign up for the Russell "Paint with Pride" program.

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Kansas Cuts Mortgage Fees, Costing Counties Money

MortgageGovernor Sam Brownback has signed legislation phasing out the fees paid by Kansas lenders to counties to register home mortgages.

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Special Water Use Permits No Longer Being Issued

City of Russell LogoSpecial Water Use Permits are no longer being issued by the City of Russell according to city officials.

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