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Russell County Relaunches Issuance of Licenses

Drivers LicenseStarting Wednesday, October 15, Russell County will again offer new driver's licenses and CDL licenses at the County Treasurer's Office.

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Red Cross Offers Young People the Opportunity to Host Blood Drives

red cross logoDid you know that high school and college students provide about 20 percent of all blood donations? However, when school is out, young donors often do not donate.

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"Disney in Bronco Territory" is This Week

RHS Homecoming CandidatesIt's Homecoming week in Russell and this year's theme is "Disney in Bronco Territory."

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Winter Wheat Planting, Fall Harvest Progresses

Planting WheatRain across most of Kansas in the past week slowed the harvest of fall crops, but farmers still made progress.

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KDOT Announces Funding Recipients for Local Bridge Improvement Program

KDOT Local Bridge Improvement Program map jpegCities and counties receiving funding under a Kansas Department of Transportation program designed to reduce the number of deficient bridges on local road systems have been selected.

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Oilfield Equipment Tampered With

Crime PhotoThe Russell County Sheriff's Office says oilfield equipment at a rural Russell County oil lease was tampered with recently causing approximately $9000 in damage.

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Dole Greets His Hometown

Dole Oct Visit 1Senator Bob Dole, a native of Russell, returned to his hometown Monday to greet members of the community and thank them for their support over the years.

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