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Becker Brings in First Load of Wheat

First Load of Wheat 2017Marty Becker of Becker Land and Cattle of Russell brought the first load of wheat of the 2017 harvest into Russell Tuesday evening according to Agco, Inc.

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Next Art Show at Deines Cultural Center Features Paintings by Angie Muller

Ad Astra Per Aspera"Ad Astra Per Aspera: Paintings by Angie Muller" is on exhibition at the Deines Cultural Center in downtown Russell June 16 through July 28.

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USDA Expects Drop in Kansas Wheat Yield

wheat fieldThe US Department of Agriculture expects this year's Kansas winter wheat crop to drop 35 percent from last year.

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KDOT Announces Approved May Bids

Road Work AheadThe Kansas Department of Transportation has announced approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place May 24 in Topeka.

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Missouri Man Injured in Ellsworth County Rollover

Truck Rollover 6-12-17A Missouri man was injured in a vehicle rollover wreck Monday morning on Interstate 70 in Ellsworth County.

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Two Injured in ATV, UTV Crash

ATV AccidentTwo people were injured early Sunday morning when an ATV rear-ended a UTV on a country road southwest of Russell.

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First West Nile Virus Case of 2017 in Kansas Reported in Barton County

West Nile VirusThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is reporting the first case of West Nile virus in 2017 in a person from Barton County.

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