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Commodity Distribution is Sept. 26, 27

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week.

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Russell County Commissioners Award Bid to Repair EMS Building Roof

County Commissioners 1-16-17The Russell County Commissioners awarded a bid Monday to All Weather Roofing and Insulation of Russell to repair the roof of the Russell County EMS Building on South Fossil Street in Russell.

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HDN: Hays, Russell and State Officials Discuss Water Project

R9 Tour 1 9-15-17It needs to happen. And it can't happen quickly enough. That's the message shared by local, regional and state officials Friday during a meeting to discuss development of municipal water rights at the R9 Ranch, which is owned by the cities of Hays and Russell.

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Russell Optometry Practice Acquired by New Owners

Mark GlennAfter two generations of providing eyecare to patients in Russell and the surrounding area, Dr. Mark Glenn recently announced that he will be retiring at the end of September and has sold his practice to the same doctors who own The 10th Street Eyecare Center in Great Bend.

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President Signs Bill to Award Senator Bob Dole the Congressional Gold Medal

Bob Dole at KRSL July 2 2014 2US Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and US Representative Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.) announced Friday President Trump has signed their bill to award former Kansas US Senator Robert J. Dole with the Congressional Gold Medal.

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Russell VFW Hosts POW, MIA Recognition Ceremony

POW MIA 2017 1Members of Russell VFW Post 6240 gathered Friday morning at the Russell Veterans Memorial to honor America's Prisoners of War (POW) and soldiers still Missing in Action (MIA).

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Slide on Wilson Lake Dam Repaired

Wilson Lake Slide Repaired 9-14-17The US Army Corps of Engineers at Wilson Lake Dam recently repaired a slide on a downstream embankment.

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