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Scam Alert for Russell Area Residents

Scam AlertThe Russell County Sheriff's Office says a phone call scam is occurring in the area.

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Large Quantity of Heroin, Other Drugs Located During Traffic Stop

Drug Arrest 2Heroin, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were seized and a man was arrested following a traffic stop on Interstate 70 in Russell County Saturday morning.

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Three People Involved in Rollover Near Luray

Rollover AccidentThree people, including a 4-year-old child, were involved in a rollover wreck Friday night just north of Luray on US Highway 281.

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Gingrich Visits Russell

Newt Gingrich in Russell 1Former US Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich made a brief stop in Russell Thursday.

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RCACF Awards Nearly $100,000 in Community Grants

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation has announced the 2015 spring grant recipients.

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Investigation into Dead Fish at Wilson Reservoir Continues

Wilson Lake Low LevelsStaff from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), the US Army Corps of Engineers and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment are investigating dead and dying fish near the spillway at Wilson Reservoir in Russell County.

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Disorderly Conduct Report Results in Russell Woman's Arrest

Drug ArrestA Russell woman was arrested for possession of drugs Wednesday afternoon in Russell following a disorderly conduct report.

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