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Two More Road Closures Announced

Road Damage 5-28-19 1The Russell County Highway Department has closed one mile of road southwest of Russell due to bridge and road damage. No detour has been established.

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Wilson Lake is Eight Feet Above Conservation Level

Wilson Lake Flooding 5-25-19The lake elevation of Wilson Lake as of Tuesday at 8:30 AM was 1,524.38 feet, which is 8.38 feet above conservation level according to the US Geological Survey. That's also up nearly four feet from Thursday afternoon.

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Boil Water Advisory Issued for Russell County Rural Water District 3

Boil Water AdvisoryThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for a portion of Russell County Rural Water District No. 3 located in Russell, Barton and Rush Counties.

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Filing Deadline for Fall 2019 Election is June 3

VoteThe filing deadline for the upcoming fall 2019 city, school, hospital and extension district election is June 3 at Noon.

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Sanitation Routes Altered for Memorial Day

City of Russell LogoCity of Russell offices will be closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.

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Russell Municipal Swimming Pool Scheduled to Open May 27

Pool Party 9The City of Russell Duke Johnson Municipal Swimming Pool at Memorial Park is set to open Monday, May 27 for the 2019 summer season.

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Summer Lunch Program Starts May 28

Summer Lunch ProgramUSD 407 in Russell is again offering a free lunch program this summer from May 28 through July 31 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

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