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Rural Barton County Man Killed in Shootout with Officers

Kansas Highway Patrol BadgeA 71-year-old central Kansas man has been identified as the person killed in a shootout with Kansas Highway Patrol troopers and Barton County deputies over the weekend.

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Thursday Storms Produce Brief Tornado Touchdowns

Severe WeatherThursday evening's thunderstorms in the KRSL listening area dropped very beneficial rain on isolated parts of Russell County, but also produced two reports of brief tornado touchdowns in the area.

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Ney Attends FFA District Officer Conference

Shannon NeyShannon Ney of the Russell FFA Chapter participated in the Kansas FFA District Officer Conference (DOC) held at Rock Springs Ranch in Junction City August 9 and 10. Ney serves as the Northwest District Sentinel.

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Dove Hunting Season Opens Sept. 1

DoveDove hunting season opens statewide this Monday, September 1 and local experts say dove numbers should be pretty high.

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County Officials Remind Public about Landfill Rules

Russell CountyKansas is well known for its wind and Russell County officials remind you that wind can have a huge effect on the daily operations of a much used county facility - the landfill.

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Rural Russell County Road to Close Temporarily

Road Closed PictureThe Russell County Highway Department will close one mile of road next week to repair a bridge.

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Midway Extension District Encourages Preparedness

K State ExtensionThe Midway Extension District of Russell and Ellsworth Counties encourages you to participate in the Prepare Kansas Challenge, an online-based disaster preparedness challenge happening throughout September.

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