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Winter Weather Awareness Day is Nov. 20

Cold WeatherWith the first frosts of the season already behind us, the Kansas Division of Emergency Management, in conjunction with the National Weather Service and local emergency management officials across the state, is urging Kansans to prepare for winter.

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Fletcher Appointed County Administrator

Russell County CourthouseRussell County Sheriff John Fletcher has been appointed as the new County Public Service Administrator after the recent resignation of Kenton Lyon.

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Birky's Named Family of the Year

Birky Family 2013The Birky family of Russell has been named the Post Rock Family Services 2013 Family of the Year.

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Graphic Illustrates Russell's Water Conservation Status

City of Russell LogoTo heighten public awareness of Russell's current water status, a graphic is now available on the city website illustrating Russell's current water conservation status and restrictions in place.

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US Marshals Arrest Georgia Man in Russell

US MarshalUnited States Marshals arrested a Georgia man Friday in Russell who was wanted on multiple criminal charges out of Muscogee County, Georgia.

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Level Pay Program Offers Residents Options

City of Russell LogoThe level pay program, a utilities billing system used by the City of Russell, is a good and successful way for local folks to better budget monthly utilities costs say city officials.

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Wildlife Checkpoint Planned in Northcentral Kansas

kansas wildlife and parksKansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) law enforcement officers will conduct a wildlife checkpoint in northcentral Kansas in mid-November.

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