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Clouds Obscure Eclipse Viewing in Russell

Russell Eclipse 1 8-21-17Clouds obscured most of the view of the solar eclipse in the Russell area Monday, but that didn't stop a good crowd of adults and kids from gathering in the castle area of Memorial Park to watch the once-in-a-lifetime event.

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Ellsworth County Motorcycle Crash Injures Man

Motorcycle CrashA Liberal man was injured Friday evening on Interstate 70 in Ellsworth County when his motorcycle collided with a pickup and trailer.

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RRH Campaign for Continuing Excellence Announces Donor Match Program

RRH Construction Update 8-18-17Russell Regional Hospital is nearing the end of the Campaign for Continuing Excellence, which is a campaign to build a new physicians clinic, re-open the surgical unit and expand physical therapy.

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Six Kansas Lakes Under Public Health Warning for Blue-Green Algae

Blue-Green AlgaeThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), has issued a public health warning for six lakes and a watch for six lakes due to harmful algal blooms.

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2017-18 Hansen Scholarship Program Announced

hansen museumThe Dane G. Hansen Foundation will make 280 scholarships available in five categories to students in 26 northwest Kansas counties for the 2017-18 academic year.

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Russell City Council Adopts 2018 Budget

City of Russell LogoThe Russell City Council officially adopted the 2018 city budget at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon.

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Regulators Reject Massive Wind Power Line

Clean Line Kansas RouteMissouri utility regulators have rejected a proposed high-voltage power line to carry wind power across the Midwest to eastern states.

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