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Driscoll Named Russell Parks Superintendent

City of Russell LogoConnor Driscoll has been selected as the Parks Superintendent and Cemetery Sexton for the City of Russell with his appointment being effective December 18, 2015.

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Outstanding FHSU Nursing Graduates Named for Fall 2015

Fort Hays State University logoOutstanding fall 2015 graduates were announced in a ceremony Friday by the Department of Nursing at Fort Hays State University.

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Two Men Arrested Near Wilson Lake Following High Speed Pursuit

Police ChaseTwo men were arrested just south of Wilson Lake Saturday morning following a high speed pursuit through portions of Ellsworth and Russell Counties.

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RCACF Awards Grants to Russell Community Theater

RCT Grant Dec 2015The Russell County Area Community Foundation has awarded $3,350 in grants to the Russell Community Theater to install a new sidewalk and host a children's drama camp.

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Kansas Saw More, But Weaker Tornadoes in 2015

2006 Tornado in RussellMeteorologists say Kansas saw more tornadoes than normal this year, but all but a few were weak and short-lived.

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Memories, Laughs Shared at Sheriff John Fletcher's Retirement Roast

Fletcher Retirement 1Many memories and laughs were shared Wednesday afternoon at Russell County Sheriff John Fletcher's Retirement Roast at the Elks Lodge in Russell.

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Russell Breaks High Temperature Records

National Weather Service LogoHigh temperature records were broken in Russell Tuesday and Wednesday according to the National Weather Service Wichita Office.

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