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UPDATE: Water Main Break Repaired

City of Russell LogoUPDATE 11:15 AM Monday - A water main break in Russell affecting residents on West Wisconsin Street has been repaired.

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Airport Terminal Building Renamed

Morgenstern Terminal Ceremony 1In honor of longtime, local pilot Vernon Morgenstern, the City of Russell hosted a dedication ceremony Friday to rename the Russell City Municipal Airport Terminal to the Vernon Edward Morgenstern Municipal Airport Terminal Building.

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Kans for Kids Celebrates Major Milestone for Camp Hope

Kans for KidsThe Kans for Kids Fighting Cancer Foundation has announced that Camp Hope has received its 501(c)3 designation and will now be known as Camp Hope-Heartland.

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West Nile Virus Case Reported in Lincoln County

West Nile VirusThe first case of West Nile virus in 2015 has been confirmed in Kansas.

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FSA County Committee Nomination Period Begins June 15

FSAThe US Department of Agriculture has announced the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees begins Monday, June 15, 2015.

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Kansas Education Officials See Cuts Affecting Classrooms

School FundingA lobbyist for Kansas school boards and a state Department of Education official say potential spending cuts outlined by Governor Sam Brownback's budget director would be felt in classrooms.

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Russell Crews Fogging Mosquitoes

Mosquito SprayingThe City of Russell began mosquito fogging on Wednesday evening and will continue, as needed, over the coming weeks.

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