Russell News

03/23/2018 08:02 PM  ~~~Source~~~
GO bonds approved by Center City Council 

Following the special session/public hearing held March 13-- to present a plan to borrow for the fire hall project-- the Center City Council has voted unanimously to move ahead. The resolution was approved unanimously and sets the stage for the city to sell $566,000 in General Obligation Capital Improvement Notes through First Independent Bank, a Russell, Minnesota bank that has worked with Center City's financing advisors in the past.

02/24/2018 03:44 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Fire damages Balaton house 

It turned out area firefighters were helping one of their own on Friday, as they worked to put out a house fire in Balaton. There was no one at home when a fire was reported at a residence on the 200 block of West First Street in Balaton early Friday afternoon, said Balaton Fire Chief Troy Wendland.

02/22/2018 04:58 AM  ~~~Source~~~
22 Students Receive Nat'l Dairy Herd Information Assn Scholarships 

Judges evaluated applicants on scholastic achievements, leadership in school and community activities, and responses to DHI- and career-related questions. To be eligible for a National DHIA scholarship, applicants must be a family member or employee of a herd on DHI test, a family member of a DHI employee, or an employee of a DHI affiliate.