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Natoma Community Library Question will be on Election Ballot

VoteIn the November 8 General Election, the citizens of Natoma will have the opportunity to legally establish the Natoma Community Library.


KBI Advises a Check for Registered Offenders Before Halloween

KBIThe Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) advises parents to perform a check for registered offenders in their neighborhoods and areas their children plan to trick-or-treat prior to Halloween festivities.


Ellis Man Arrested Near Russell Following Chase

Police ChaseAn Ellis man was arrested Friday morning just east of Russell following a police pursuit on Interstate 70.


Russell Man, Woman Injured in Unusual Deer Versus Vehicle Accident

Kansas Highway Patrol BadgeTwo Russell people were injured in an unusual deer versus vehicle accident Saturday evening in northern Barton County.


City of Russell's ISO Rating Has Improved

City of Russell LogoIn the spring of 2016, the Insurance Services Office (ISO) conducted a site visit of the City of Russell for the purpose of assigning a Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating for fire protection.


Oct. 30 Marks Weatherization Day

NCRPCOctober 30 is recognized as Weatherization Day, marking an annual opportunity to bring attention to the fact that low income households spend a disproportionate percentage of their annual incomes on home energy bills.


President Declares Disaster for Kansas Counties Affected by September Flooding

9-4-16 Flood Julie Counts 1The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Kansas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding during the period of September 2 through 12, 2016.


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