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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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RCT Announces Auditions for Summer Production

Russell Community Theater PlayhouseAuditions for "The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery" directed by Deb Kreutzer will be Monday and Tuesday, May 11 and 12 at the Russell Community Theater PlayHouse at 140 East 5th Street at 7 PM until 9 PM each evening.

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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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