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Move to Stage III Approved, Not in Effect Yet

4-21-15 City Council Oaths 1A move from voluntary Stage II water restrictions in Russell to mandatory Stage III restrictions was approved Tuesday afternoon by the Russell City Council, but the step up has not yet taken effect.

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Opening of Shopko Store Confirmed

ShopkoRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau has confirmed retail chain Shopko has signed a lease agreement to open a store in the previous Alco building in Russell.

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Generator Installation to Affect Hospital Electricity

Russell Regional HospitalRussell Regional Hospital is installing new generators Thursday, April 23 from 6 PM to 6 AM Friday morning. During this time there will be limited emergency power within the hospital, however, provisions are being made to provide care for patients in the ER and throughout the hospital.

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RMSI Brings the Capitol to Russell

2015 Capitol in Russell 1Russell Main Street, Inc. brought the Capitol to Russell Tuesday evening as several Kansas legislators stopped by the Deines Cultural Center for a meet and greet event.

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Bernard: Avoid This T-Shirt Company

Russell Champion MascottRussell residents and businesses are being asked to avoid a t-shirt company that is soliciting donations.

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DCC to Temporarily Close for Renovations

Deines Cultural CenterStarting Wednesday, the Deines Cultural Center in Russell will begin renovating its galleries. Due to the renovations, the Center will be closed to the public until the middle of May.

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Russell County Commissioners Discuss Bridge Projects, Youth Football Camp

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14The Russell County Commissioners discussed bridge replacement projects, sponsorship of a local youth football camp, annual chemical bids and many other topics Monday at their bimonthly meeting.

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