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Trench Collapse in Hays Kills Two

Fatal AccidentThe bodies of two workers have been recovered from a sewage trench that collapsed in Hays.

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County Office Election Filings Listed

VoteRussell County Clerk and Elections Officer Mary Nuss has released an updated list of current local filings for the upcoming August primary and November general election.

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Warm February Prompts Winter Wheat to Break Dormancy

Wheat EmergenceUnseasonably warm temperatures have prompted winter wheat to break dormancy early in Kansas.

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UPDATE: Standoff Ends Peacefully

2-26-16 Standoff 1A standoff on the east side of Russell ended peacefully Friday night after more than three hours.

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Soliz Receives Patriot Award

Soliz Receives Patriot AwardStaff Sgt. Loren Schroeder will be leaving Kansas soon for another deployment. He is attached to the 451st Expeditionary Sustainment Command of the U.S. Army Reserves based in Wichita.

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Spoonts Resigns

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The resignation of USD 407 Activities and Athletics Director Sean Spoonts was accepted Friday by the USD 407 Board of Education at a special meeting.

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Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Waldo

Boil Water AdvisoryThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the public water supply for the City of Waldo in Russell County.

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