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Ten Tips for Safe Boating

Boat Safety WeekThe tragic death of a man at Tuttle Creek Reservoir on Sunday, May 18 is a sad reminder that fun on the water can quickly turn catastrophic.

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Russell County Burn Ban Remains in Effect

Russell County CourthouseThe Russell County Commissioners remind folks the countywide burn ban for Russell County remains in effect until further notice.

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Woman Arrested in Dorrance for Meth Possession

Drug ArrestA Monday morning search warrant executed by the Russell County Sheriff's Office and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation in Dorrance resulted in the arrest of a woman after methamphetamine was found in her residence.

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Senator Moran to Host Town Hall Meeting in Wilson

Senator Jerry MoranUS Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) has announced he will host a town hall meeting in Wilson Saturday, May 24 as part of his Kansas Listening Tour.

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RCACF Announces 2014 Scholarship Recipients

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation has announced its 2014 scholarship recipients, awarding a total of $33,425 in scholarships to Russell County area high school seniors and college students.

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I-70 Motorcycle Wreck Injures Two

Motorcycle CrashA Colorado man and woman were taken to Russell Regional Hospital with minor injuries Sunday after being involved in a motorcycle wreck on Interstate 70 near Russell.

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RMS Encourages Water Conservation

Water DropWater conservation is on everybody's mind these days and USD 407 and Ruppenthal Middle School are trying to educate students about helpful conservation practices.

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