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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.


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.


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.


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.


Former K-State QB Klein Speaks of Faith, Football

Collin Klein 1Former Kansas State Quarterback and Heisman Trophy finalist Collin Klein spoke to a large crowd Tuesday night in Sylvan Grove as part of a program presented by the Sylvan-Lucas Unified High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes.


Sale of Special Water Use Permits Begins Wednesday

Water DropWith the passage of Resolution 02-14, the City of Russell will begin issuing special water use permits on a limited basis when the benchmarks set forth in the resolution are met.


Lighting Project for I-70 Exit 189 Approved by KDOT

KDOTThe Kansas Department of Transportation has announced approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas, including a project near Russell.


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