Russell News


07/17/2018 12:45 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Heard on the Street: Reader Center ready to build larger location 

A Rochester non-profit that helps people with dyslexia is preparing to build a new approximately $3.4 million center after landing $1.5 million in state bonding money. The Reading Center filed a "Land Development Application" with the city on Monday to a build a 10,300-square-foot complex to replace its worn, out-of-date 3,000-square-foot building at 847 Fifth Street NW.


07/10/2018 02:21 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Assessing the damage 

Along with several other area towns, Tracy is still cleaning up after the flood resulting from the record-breaking, heavy rains July 2-3. Twenty-five locations of city-owned infrastructure had some sort of damage, with a rough estimate of $250,000 required in repairs, Tracy City Administrator Kris Ambuehl said Monday.


07/07/2018 02:47 AM  ~~~Source~~~
A mayor and neighbors come to the rescue 

I just drove up the road toward Clear Lake in Russell when I spotted a yellow Russell Fire Department truck parked on the side of the road. It was parked next to a water pumper.


06/28/2018 12:41 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Holland turns 130 this year 

A parade, vendor show, bean bag tournament, bingo and more is coming to Holland on Saturday, July 7 in honor of the city's 130th anniversary. Holland resident and Holland City Council Member Travis Jasper brought up the idea to the council to celebrate the anniversary and formed a committee to organize the day's events.