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Two Men Arrested on Drug Charges

Drug ArrestA Plainville man and a Russell man were arrested on drug charges late Friday night at a residence in Russell.

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Russell's Weihnachtsfest Winners Announced

Loretta Miller Santa 2013Russell's annual Weihnachtsfest celebration was held on December 12.

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Flu Season Looking More Like Normal

Flu SeasonHealth officials say the flu season seems to be getting off to a more normal start this year.

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Tree Trimming Continues in Russell

powerOne of the main focuses of the Russell Electric Department during the winter months is tree trimming along city power lines to help reduce the possibility of outages throughout the coming year.

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USD 407 BOE Discusses State Funding, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

USD 407 BOEThe USD 407 Board of Education discussed state education finances, the possibility of a significant drop in revenue and how that will affect the school district here in Russell County.

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RHS Students Qualify for State Debate Tournament

State Debate Team 13-14In only their first year debating, Russell High School students Shiv Gupta and Taelyr Blehm have qualified for the 4A State Debate Tournament.

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Police Chief Reminds Folks to Drive Safe on Snowy, Icy Roads

Slick RoadAlthough still not officially by the calendar, winter has arrived in Russell, and snowy and icy roads can be treacherous if not treated with caution.

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