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Pipe Wrenches Stolen from Russell Business

Crime PhotoMore than $1,000 worth of oil field pipe wrenches were stolen late Thursday or early Friday from Schneider Tank Service on East Highway 40 in Russell.

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Bunker Hill Woman Injured in Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle CrashA Bunker Hill woman is in a Wichita hospital after crashing through the front window of a Russell business in her motorcycle on Thursday morning, July 31.

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22% Voter Turnout Expected Tuesday

election pictureThe top election official in Kansas is predicting 22 percent of registered voters will participate in next week’s primary election.

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Insurance Commissioner Candidates Make Stop in Russell

Insurance Commissioner Candidates 7-30-14Five of the six candidates running for Kansas Insurance Commissioner made a stop in Russell on Wednesday, July 30.

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City of Russell Replacing Electric Meters

ITRON Electric MetersThe City of Russell has begun another phase in improving its utilities infrastructure.

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State Treasurer Warns of Unclaimed Property Scam

Scam AlertState Treasurer Ron Estes warns Kansans of suspicious postcards labeled as an “Unclaimed Property Notification.”

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Earthquake Felt Across Kansas

Earthquake 7-29-14The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck northern Oklahoma and Southern Kansas on Monday night.

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