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Record Highs Monday, Snow Tuesday

1-30-13 Snow NWS graphicAfter Russell reached a record high of 76 degrees Monday, just one day later on Tuesday into Wednesday morning three inches of snow blanketed the area.

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Man Injured in Semi Truck Wreck Tuesday Night

Kansas Highway Patrol BadgeA North Carolina truck driver was injured and taken to the hospital late Tuesday night after he jackknifed his semi truck on an Interstate 70 bridge about 9 miles east of Russell, blocking both lanes of westbound I-70 for a time.

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Crop Report Shows Effects of Continued Drought

wheat fieldA new report says January's limited moisture across most of Kansas has caused the winter wheat crop to deteriorate.

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Record Warmth Felt Across Kansas Monday

ThermometerAt least a half dozen cities in Kansas reported record highs on Monday.

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Teen Killed, Four Others Injured in Crash Near Walker

Fatal CrashA Dighton girl was killed and four others injured in a rollover involving a deer on Interstate 70 near Walker on Friday night.

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RACC Annual Awards Banquet is Feb. 7, Tickets Deadline is Wednesday

Russell Chamber of CommerceThe Russell Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 2013 Annual Awards Banquet Thursday, February 7 at Fossil Creek Hotel & Suites in Russell.

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Park Ranger Internship Offered at Wilson, Kanopolis Lakes

US Army Corp of EngineersThe US Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday the availability of a Park Ranger Internship at Wilson and Kanopolis Lakes through its Pathways Internship Program.

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