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Drug Deal Foiled, Three Arrested

Drug ArrestThree Russell County residents were arrested for methamphetamine possession Monday afternoon at the junction of Highways 281 and 18 in northern Russell County following a foiled drug deal.

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Report Shows Grim Wheat Conditions

wheat fieldRecent rains across Kansas are greening up the state's parched pastures and helping spring-planted crops.

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Commodity Distribution is June 17, 18 in Russell

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week, one on Tuesday and the other on Wednesday.

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Water Permits to be Issued This Week

City of Russell LogoThe benchmark to issue water permits in Russell, which is Big Creek flowing over the low head dam immediately downstream from the city's water wells, is again being met according to city officials.

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Freedom Fest Volunteers Needed

VolunteerIf you are interested in volunteering to help out with Freedom Fest, please attend a volunteer meeting this Wednesday at 6 PM at Christmas Wonderland located just west of Fossil Station Pizzeria.

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Mai Takes Grand Champion Honors at World Pork Expo

Lane Mai Champion Crossbred BoarA Crossbred Boar shown by Lane Mai of rural Russell was named Grand Champion Crossbred Boar of the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa last week.

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Plane Crash Near Great Bend Kills Two

Plane CrashThe National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of an experimental plane crash that killed two men.

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