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Russell City Council Approves Purchase of New Fire Truck

Russell City Council Dec 2013The purchase of a brand new 2014 pumper fire truck for the Russell Fire Department was approved Tuesday evening by the Russell City Council.

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Nex-Tech Named 2013 North American Top Tech User by N-able

Nex-TechNex-Tech, Inc., a leading managed services provider (MSP) based in Hays, recently announced it was named a Top Tech User for North America by N-able/SolarWinds, a global leader in remote monitoring and management (RMM) and service automation software.

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Local Band Inducted into Kansas Music Hall of Fame

Kansas Music Hall of FameJimmy Dee and the Fabulous Destinations have been named 2014 Kansas Music Hall of Fame inductees.

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County Commissioners Discuss End of Year Business

Russell County CourthouseThe Russell County Commissioners met Monday in regular session to discuss a budget amendment and other end of year business as 2014 approaches.

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Plans Underway to Close I-70 Rest Areas East of Russell

Rest AreaThe Kansas Department of Transportation is seeking public feedback on plans to close the east and westbound Interstate 70 rest area facilities located two miles east of Russell.

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Traffic Stop Leads to Meth Arrest

Russell County SheriffTwo Russell men were arrested Friday afternoon on methamphetamine possession charges after being pulled over on Highway 281 for speeding.

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Two Men Arrested on Drug Charges

Drug ArrestA Plainville man and a Russell man were arrested on drug charges late Friday night at a residence in Russell.

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