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Spring Election Ballots Set

Election 2014Some new faces will be on the April 1 election ballot for city councils around Russell County.

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Public Service Award Nominations Sought

Russell Co. Emergency ManagementRussell County Emergency Management and the 911 Communications Advisory Board are requesting nominations for the Volunteer/Emergency Worker of the Year.

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Two Kansas City Men Arrested in Gorham

Drug ArrestTwo Kansas City, Missouri men were arrested Wednesday night in Gorham after they were found to be in possession of drugs.

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Russell Resident Wins Secondary Prize in Tech the Halls Second-Chance Drawing

Kansas LotteryA lucky player from Russell has won $100 in cold hard cash in the Kansas Lottery's Tech the Halls second-chance drawing.

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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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