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United States Attorney's Office District of Kansas
Local Kansas Man Pleads Guilty to Water Facility Tampering

A Kansas man pleaded guilty to tampering with the computer system at a drinking water treatment facility in Ellsworth County.

Oct 21, 2021
Kansas Wheat
Local Tip Your Hat to Your Local Co-Op in October for National Co-Op Month

Whether stopping by for a quick chat and a cup of coffee, picking up fertilizer for planting or discussing the ups and downs of prices, local elevators are a hub of activity and advice for farmers, es...

Oct 21, 2021
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
Local Governor Laura Kelly Announces More Than $2 Million in Federal Grant Funding to Reduce Crime, Improve Public Safety

Governor Laura Kelly, on behalf of the Kansas Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (KCJCC), has announced that more than $2 million will be awarded to Kansas criminal justice organizations as part of...

Oct 21, 2021
US Highway 281 Reopened 10-21-21
Local US Highway 281 Reopened North of Russell

The Kansas Department of Transportation has reopened US Highway 281 to through traffic north of Russell.

Oct 21, 2021
Kansas Drivers License
Local Kansas Department of Revenue Announces Expansion of Online Renewal System to Include Licensed Commercial Drivers

Kansas Commercial Driver's License (CDL) holders now have the option to renew their licenses in a quick and convenient way.

Oct 20, 2021
Kansas Area Codes
Local Mandatory 10-Digit Dialing Begins Sunday in Area Codes 785, 620

Kansans that live in area codes 785 or 620 will be required to use 10-digit dialing when making local calls beginning on Sunday, October 24.

Oct 20, 2021
Russell City Council 5-4-21
Local Russell City Council Approves Bid to Upgrade Wastewater Lagoon System

The Russell City Council met Tuesday and approved a bid to upgrade the City's wastewater lagoon system.

Oct 20, 2021
Rotary International Logo
Local World Polio Day is October 24

Want to be part of a global health legacy? Join with the Rotary Club of Russell on World Polio Day on October 24 and take action.

Oct 20, 2021
2020 Russell Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Local Organizers Preparing for Russell Community Thanksgiving Dinner and Need Your Help

A year ago, more than 600 meals were given at the annual Russell Community Thanksgiving Dinner.

Oct 19, 2021
Russell County Courthouse
Local Russell County Commissioners Discuss American Rescue Plan Act Funding

The Russell County Commissioners met Monday and discussed American Rescue Plan Act funding.

Oct 19, 2021
Bickerdyke What's Up in Russell Coffee 10-19-21
Local Bickerdyke Elementary School Hosts What's Up in Russell Coffee

USD 407 and Bickerdyke Elementary School hosted Tuesday's Russell Main Street, Inc. What's Up in Russell Coffee.

Oct 19, 2021
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
Local Governor Laura Kelly Announces Kansas Main Street Program Expansion

Governor Laura Kelly has announced plans to expand the Kansas Main Street Program by up to three additional communities this winter.

Oct 19, 2021