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Work Zone Crashes are Costly in Many Ways

Road Work AheadRoad work is in full swing across Kansas. Some projects are short-term, some will last until winter and beyond, but all of them require safety to be priority.

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Teen with Local Ties to Serve 23 Years for Murders

Ashlee Martinson SentencingAshlee Martinson, a teenager with Hays and Russell ties, was sentenced Friday evening to 23 years in prison for the murders of her mother and step-father in their town of Piehl, Wisconsin home in March of 2015.

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Virginia Man Injured in Wreck Sunday

CrashOne man was injured in a Sunday night one-vehicle wreck in far northwestern Russell County.

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Great Bend Man Arrested for Drugs at Wilson Lake

Drug ArrestA Great Bend man was arrested for drugs Saturday evening at Wilson Lake in Russell County.

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Woman Charged with Possession of Drugs

MarijuanaA woman was charged with possession of drugs Saturday morning in Russell.

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Three Arrested Following High-Speed Chase South of Russell

Police ChaseThree Tennessee people were arrested following a high-speed chase Wednesday afternoon on US Highway 281 south of Russell.

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Survey Work Planned on K-18 in Russell County

Road Work AheadThe Kansas Department of Transportation plans to begin a field survey along Kansas Highway 18 in Russell County on Monday, June 13, weather permitting.

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Mike in Morning Banner
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