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Taxpayers Urged to be Cautious of Potential Fraud Schemes

Department of RevenueCustomers have alerted the Kansas Department of Revenue to multiple fraud schemes where taxpayers are threatened with garnishment if they don't pay a tax debt.

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Two Vehicle Crash in Russell Injures Woman

8-20-14 Injury Accident 1A Russell woman was injured and transported by ambulance to Russell Regional Hospital Wednesday following a two vehicle crash in Russell.

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Open Carry of Firearms in Russell Municipal Buildings Banned

Russell City Council 5-6-14The Russell City Council voted Tuesday afternoon to ban the open carry of firearms in all municipal buildings.

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New Exhibits Open at the DCC

Lines ProjectThe Deines Cultural Center in downtown Russell has two new exhibits up: Eric Carbrey's Lines Project and Brenda Smith's Zentangle.

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Kansas Senator Elaine Bowers Selected as CSG Toll Fellow

Elaine BowersKansas state Senator Elaine Bowers is one of 48 state policymakers from across the country selected as a Council of State Governments' Henry Toll Fellow for the Class of 2014.

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Drug Trafficking Charges Brought Against California Woman

US AttorneyA Russell County incident earlier this month has a California woman facing federal drug trafficking charges.

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Issuance of Special Water Use Permits Put On Hold

City of Russell LogoThe City of Russell has discontinued the issuance of special water use permits until further notice.

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