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Spontaneous Combustion Causes Grass Fire

FireHow hot was it Wednesday in Russell? Hot enough to apparently start a pile of grass clippings on fire by spontaneous combustion.

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RHS Inducts New National Honor Society Members

RHS NHS 2014 2015The Russell High School National Honor Society recently inducted 13 new members.

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Russell City Council Irons Out Water Rate Adjustments

Russell City Council 5-6-14The Russell City Council discussed water rate adjustments for Russell residents, businesses and industries at its monthly work study session Tuesday afternoon.

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Sarajevo Gives Senator Bob Dole Its Highest Award

Bob DoleIn a ceremony held Tuesday evening at Sarajevo's National Theatre, Senator Bob Dole was officially named an honorary citizen of Sarajevo.

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Russell Resident Receives Girl Scouts Honor

Girl ScoutsA Russell resident has been recognized with a special award from the Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland for her extraordinary service as a volunteer.

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County Commissioners Discuss Bridge Projects, Next Year's Budget

Russell County CourthouseThe Russell County Commissioners discussed ongoing bridge projects and continued planning talks regarding next fiscal year's budget at their Monday meeting.

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Temporary Stop Sign Placed at Russell Intersection

City of Russell LogoA stop sign has been placed on Artesia Street in Russell at the corner of Artesia and North Kansas to control the eastbound traffic on the one way street of Artesia.

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