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City Officials Reiterate Trash Guidelines

City of Russell LogoChanging of seasons may mean it's time for cleaning and home improvement, but City of Russell officials remind folks to dispose of large items, such as furniture and construction debris, at the landfill or another dump site, not in city polycarts.

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Bridge Deck Work Begins Monday

Road Work AheadBeginning Monday, September 30 the Russell County Highway Department will have bridge deck rehabilitation work begin on FAS Bridge Number 20 south of Dorrance.

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Grassroots Art Center Joins Smithsonian Magazine's Ninth Annual Museum Day Live

Museum Day LiveThe Grassroots Art Center in Lucas will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 28 as part of Smithsonian magazine's ninth annual Museum Day Live.

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Homecoming Week at Russell High School

Russell Champion MascottIt is homecoming week at Russell High School and a full week of events awaits students, parents and fans.

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Traveling Missionary, Goat Companion Spotted in Area

Missionary with His GoatA traveling missionary who is raising money for children in Kenya by trekking across the country has recently been spotted in the area with his companion, a goat named LeeRoy Brown.

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Gorham Man Burned in Vehicle Fire

CrashA Gorham man remains in serious condition in a Wichita hospital after being involved in a vehicle wreck and fire Saturday morning on the Ellis/Russell County line.

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Local 4-Hers Do Well at State Fair

Kansas State FairThe 100th annual Kansas State Fair has wrapped up and Midway District-Russell County 4-H was very successful.

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