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GavelA California man was indicted Thursday on a federal charge of transporting approximately 26 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a spare tire, US Attorney Barry Grissom said. The man was arrested in Russell County.

Oil WellPlunging crude prices are hitting oil producers especially hard in Kansas.

Water Drop from FaucetThis time of year, frozen water pipes in your home can be a very big problem. Across the nation, approximately a quarter of a million homes are damaged each year by frozen water pipes.

City of Russell LogoThe City of Russell offices will be closed late Christmas week and sanitation routes will be altered.

Russell City Council 10-7-14The Russell City Council approved an interlocal agreement with the City of Hays Tuesday afternoon to move forward with the development of the R9 Ranch wellfield in Edwards County as a long term water source for both communities.

Latest Local Sports

RHS BasketballGirls: Republic County 53, Russell 48

Boys: Republic County 53, Russell 42

BasketballArea high school basketball scores from Friday, December 19.

RHS WrestlingThe Russell High School wrestling team capped off the December portion of their schedule with two dual wins in Lincoln on Thursday, Dec. 18.

BasketballThe boys and girls all tournament teams selections have been announced for the 18th annual Amos Morris - George Stephens Classic held in Russell Dec. 8-13.

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