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Russell City Council Renames Airport Terminal

Russell City Council 5-6-14The Russell City Council voted Tuesday evening to rename the Russell Municipal Airport Terminal Building in honor of Vernon E. Morgenstern.

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Kansas Junior Livestock Show Draws Youth from Across Kansas

Kansas Junior Livestock ShowYouth from across the state, including 10 Russell County kids, have entered 1,733 head of animals for the 82nd annual Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS).

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Governor Brownback Proclaims September as Farm Safety Month

Kansas Department of AgTo encourage all Kansas citizens to keep our state's farm and ranches safe, Governor Sam Brownback has proclaimed September as Farm Safety Month and the week of September 21-27 as Farm Safety and Health Week.

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Russell County Commissioners Hold Regular Meeting

Russell County Commissioners 3-17-14The Russell County Commissioners met in regular session Monday to discuss ongoing projects and receive updates from county departments.

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Senator Dole to Visit Southwestern Kansas

Bob Dole at KRSL July 2 2014 2Senator Bob Dole plans to visit the following southwestern Kansas locations during the eighth of several trips to Kansas this year. All visits are open to the public.

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Gun Stolen from Russell Home

Crime PhotoA gun was reported stolen from a Russell home Monday morning according to the Russell Police Department.

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Myers Named Art Enhancer of the Year

KAEAMarty Myers of Russell has been named Kansas Art Enhancer of the Year 2014-2015. This award recognizes the exemplary contributions of individuals, groups, institutions or businesses that have significantly enhanced art education or art in their community.

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