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FSA Announces Drought Assistance Available for Livestock Producers

FSADrought assistance is now available for livestock producers affected by drought in all Kansas Counties, except Republic, according to the Farm Service Agency.

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Young Child Screening Now Underway in Russell

Kansas Education DepartmentA program titled "Count Your Kid In" is once again accepting screening requests in Russell for children from zero to five years of age.

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Russell County Commission Officially Appoints New Public Administrator

Russell CountyRussell County Commissioners met Monday for their next regularly scheduled meeting at the Courthouse.

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Fight at Russell Residence Leads to Drug Arrest

Russell Police DepartmentA 911 call reporting a fight Friday evening in Russell eventually landed a local woman in jail after she was found to be in possession of marijuana.

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City Councilman Reacts to Hays Pullout

City of RussellRussell City Councilman Chuck Bean told the Hays Daily News that he thinks the decision by the Hays City Commission to pull out of the cooperative water-search venture probably was a wise one.

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Hays Votes to Dissolve Water Partnership with Russell

City of HaysThe Hays Daily News reports that Hays city commissioners voted at Thursday night's regular meeting to part ways with the city of Russell on the two communities' joint wholesale water district.

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Local Youth Earn Top Honors at Livestock Show

Kansas Livestock14 Russell County students earned honors at the 80th Annual Kansas Junior Livestock Show September 21 through 24 in Wichita.

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