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Russell City Council Votes to Return Main Street Stoplights to Regular Operation

Russell City Council 2-7-17The Russell City Council, by a 4-2 margin Tuesday afternoon, voted to return the Main Street stoplights to regular operation and end the four-way flashing lights.

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Hays Man Injured in Motorcycle Wreck Near Wilson Lake

Motorcycle CrashA Hays man was injured Wednesday afternoon in a motorcycle wreck near Wilson Lake in Russell County.

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Construction of Joiner Brothers Properties Group Townhomes Now Underway

Joiner Groundbreaking 2-22-17Through the housing study completed in 2013 and the development of the 20-year community comprehensive plan, it is clear that housing is in immediate demand in the community of Russell.

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Russell County Commissioners Discuss Noxious Weed Plan, Hospital Addition

County Commissioners 1-16-17The Russell County Commissioners met Tuesday and discussed the County's Noxious Weed Department and Russell Regional Hospital's addition project.

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Schmidt Honored for Retirement

Sam Schmidt Retirement 2-21-17Former Russell City Fire Chief and member of the Russell City Fire Department Sam Schmidt was honored at Tuesday's Russell City Council meeting for his retirement.

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RHS Celebrates National FFA Week

FFARussell High School is celebrating National FFA Week this week along with more than 600,000 FFA members across the country.

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Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign Near Kansas Schools Begins

Seat BeltNow through March 5, the Kansas Highway Patrol and area law enforcement agencies are participating in the annual High Visibility Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign around area high schools.

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