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Santa's Helpers Sets Up Two Collection Dates for Toys

ToysIn an effort to provide a larger and nicer supply of toys to those in need in Russell County this Christmas, local group Santa's Helpers is announcing two public collection dates for the community.

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Pheasant Numbers Down Across Kansas

PheasantThis Saturday is one of the most anticipated days for outdoor enthusiasts in Kansas. It's the beginning of pheasant and quail season.

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Have You Changed Your Smoke, Carbon Monoxide Detector Batteries?

Russell City Fire DepartmentYou've probably heard the advertising campaign message recently to change your smoke and Carbon Monoxide detector batteries when you change your clocks, but local officials say they are finding many people aren't heeding the advice.

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Water Conservation Discussed at Russell City Council Work Study

Quinday City CouncilWater conservation and what the City of Russell can do about the current water shortage, both in the short and long terms, was addressed at the Russell City Council's Tuesday Work Study.

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Russell Collection Site Opens Next Week to Receive Gift-Filled Shoe Boxes

Operation Christmas ChildWhile most people in the US are preparing for holiday activities, Russell and surrounding area volunteers with Operation Christmas Child are filling shoe box gifts with toys, school supplies and hygiene items for needy children overseas.

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Final Russell County Election Results

VoteVoters went to the polls on Tuesday to cast their ballots in the general election.

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Watercraft Taxation Amendment Passes

kansas wildlife and parksOn November 6, Kansans voted to amend the state's constitution so the legislature could address the issue of high property taxes on watercraft.

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