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Weimaster: Crime Down in Russell

Russell Police DepartmentCrime in the City of Russell in 2013 was down slightly compared to 2012 according to Russell Police Chief Dale Weimaster.

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Reward Offered in Ellis County Poisoning Deaths of Dogs

Humane Society of the USThe Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for ­­­­­­­­­­­­­the poisoning deaths of three dogs in Ellis County.

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Russell County Conservation District Meeting Coming Up

Soil ConservationThe Russell County Conservation District is celebrating its 67th year of service to the Russell County area.

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Former K-State QB Klein Speaks of Faith, Football

Collin Klein 1Former Kansas State Quarterback and Heisman Trophy finalist Collin Klein spoke to a large crowd Tuesday night in Sylvan Grove as part of a program presented by the Sylvan-Lucas Unified High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

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Sale of Special Water Use Permits Begins Wednesday

Water DropWith the passage of Resolution 02-14, the City of Russell will begin issuing special water use permits on a limited basis when the benchmarks set forth in the resolution are met.

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Lighting Project for I-70 Exit 189 Approved by KDOT

KDOTThe Kansas Department of Transportation has announced approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas, including a project near Russell.

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Representative Troy Waymaster Files for Re-Election

Troy Waymaster - LurayOn Monday, January 27, Representative Troy L. Waymaster, R-Luray, who represents the 109th Kansas House, filed re-election paperwork at the Secretary of State's office in Topeka for the upcoming 2014 election.

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