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RCACF Launches Gift Back Campaign

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThanksgiving is a time to give thanks and Black/Plaid Friday the time to buy. Now, Giving Tuesday is the time to give back.

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Items Stolen, Damaged at Bridge Work Site

Crime PhotoA generator was reported stolen Monday and a backhoe was tampered with at a rural bridge work site three miles south of Dorrance on 200th Blvd.

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Santa's Helpers Free Toy Giveaway is This Week

Christmas presentLocal organization Santa's Helpers is hosting its annual free toy giveaway for needy children this week in Russell at 324 North Front Street.

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County Commissioners Discuss Bridge Repairs, New EMS Paramedics at Meeting

Russell County CourthouseRepairs to one rural Russell County bridge are complete with another nearing completion and Russell County EMS now has four newly certified paramedics - those just a couple of the topics discussed at Monday's County Commissioners meeting.

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Domestic Dispute Leads to Drug Arrest

Drug ArrestA man was arrested Sunday morning in Russell on domestic battery and drug possession charges after being involved in a physical altercation with a woman.

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Five Guns Stolen from Russell Residence

Crime PhotoFive guns were reported stolen on Sunday from a Russell residence in the 400 Block of North St. John Street.

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Christmas Parade Winners Announced

1st Russell Regional HospitalRussell Main Street Inc. has announced the winners of the 25th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade held in Russell on Saturday.

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