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Kansas Saw More, But Weaker Tornadoes in 2015

2006 Tornado in RussellMeteorologists say Kansas saw more tornadoes than normal this year, but all but a few were weak and short-lived.

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Memories, Laughs Shared at Sheriff John Fletcher's Retirement Roast

Fletcher Retirement 1Many memories and laughs were shared Wednesday afternoon at Russell County Sheriff John Fletcher's Retirement Roast at the Elks Lodge in Russell.

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Russell Breaks High Temperature Records

National Weather Service LogoHigh temperature records were broken in Russell Tuesday and Wednesday according to the National Weather Service Wichita Office.

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Dry Needling is New Physical Therapy Technique at Russell Regional Hospital

Russell Regional HospitalDry needling, a physical therapy technique used to treat severe chronic pain, is now offered at Russell Regional Hospital.

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Russell County Commissioners Discuss Retirements, Public Works Topics

Russell County Commissioners 10-19-15The Russell County Commissioners met Monday and discussed two county employee retirements and a few public works topics.

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Kansas Lifts Ban on Poultry Exhibitions

Kansas Department of AgThe Kansas Department of Agriculture announced Friday, December 4 it has lifted the ban placed on poultry exhibitions and other events where birds are gathered or co-mingled.

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Local Wheat Crop Looks Good So Far

Wheat EmergenceThe local wheat crop has emerged and looks good so far according to Midway Extension Agriculture Agent Michelle Buchanan.

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