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Russell City Council Discusses Vacant Building Ordinance

Russell City Council 2-7-17The Russell City Council met Tuesday and discussed a proposed vacant building ordinance.

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October Declared Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Proclamation 10-3-17By a proclamation signed Tuesday by Russell Mayor Curt Mader, October has been declared Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Diocese of Salina Bishop Appointed Bishop of Tucson

Bishop WeisenburgerPope Francis has transferred Bishop Edward Joseph Weisenburger from the Diocese of Salina to the Diocese of Tucson, Arizona. The Holy See made the announcement Tuesday in Rome.

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Dorrance Man Injured in ATV Rollover

ATV AccidentAn ATV rollover wreck early Saturday morning in Dorrance injured a Dorrance man.

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Russell County Commissioners Purchase Dump Truck, Sign Down Syndrome Proclamation

Down Syndrome Proclamation Signing 10-2-17The Russell County Commissioners approved the purchase of a new dump truck and signed a special proclamation regarding Down Syndrome at their regular meeting Monday morning.

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Russell County Expresses Interest in Tyson Plant

Tyson FoodsRussell County officials are expressing interest in bringing a Tyson Foods chicken processing plant to the area.

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Walters' National Spelling Bee Title Commemorated

Robert Walters at Monument DedicationA limestone monument in front of Russell's Fossil Station Museum was dedicated Saturday to Robert Walters of Russell in commemoration of his national championship in the 1968 Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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