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Kansans Can Help Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers

kansas wildlife and parksAs Kansans take advantage of the warming weather to get out to their favorite lake or river, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) reminds outdoor enthusiasts that they play a critical role in helping stop aquatic invaders that threaten Kansas waters.

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Retired DCC Director Honored at City Council Meeting

Nancy Selbe RetirementRecently retired Deines Cultural Center Director Nancy Selbe was honored with a plaque of appreciation for her many years of service at Tuesday's Russell City Council meeting.

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Click It or Ticket is Here

Russell Police DepartmentFrom now through Sunday, June 2, drivers can expect increased enforcement for restraint violations as the Russell Police Department joins over 140 other law enforcement agencies in aggressively enforcing Kansas occupant restraint and other traffic laws as part of the 2013 Kansas Click It or Ticket traffic enforcement campaign.

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Neighborhood Revitalization Plan, Zoning Change Approved at Russell City Council Meeting

Russell City Council 2013Two separate ordinances to improve housing in Russell were approved Tuesday afternoon by the Russell City Council at its regular monthly meeting.

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Tuesday Rollover on I-70 Injures One

Russell County SheriffOne man was transported by Russell County EMS ambulance to Russell Regional Hospital Tuesday morning after he was involved in a two vehicle crash on Interstate 70 where one of the vehicles rolled.

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Summer Food Program Feeds Kids for Free

Summer Lunch ProgramWith summer right around the corner, it's time to think about keeping children eating healthy while school is out and USD 407 will be providing free meals to children this summer to do just that.

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Friday Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

Drug ArrestTwo people were arrested on drug charges Friday evening after a routine traffic stop on the western edge of Russell led to the discovery of marijuana and methamphetamine in the vehicle.

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