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USDA Grants CRP Waiver Request

Grass FireThe US Department of Agriculture granted an extension Friday of the emergency grazing on CRP lands through September 30 for areas of Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas impacted by recent wildfires.

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Russell Firefighters Respond to House Fire Wednesday

6-14-17 House Fire 1Russell City Firefighters responded to a house fire Wednesday evening on North Maple Street in Russell.

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Weigel Wins Statewide VFW Award

Fred Weigel Wins Statewide VFW AwardFred Weigel of Russell has won the 39th Elmer L. Jenkins Award presented to an individual Kansas VFW member who has been or is active as a Post, District or State Quartermaster and/or Post, District or State Adjutant.

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2017 Business Appreciation Awards Announced

Russell County Economic Development and CVBEach year Russell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau nominates Russell County businesses for the Kansas Commerce Business Appreciation Program.

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Skid Steer Loader Stolen Near Beaver

Barton County SheriffOn Friday night, June 9, a skid steer loader was stolen in the 400 block of Northeast 190 Road near Beaver in northern Barton County according to the Barton County Sheriff's Office.

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Overnight Work Underway on I-70 in Russell County

Road Work AheadThe Kansas Department of Transportation has started work on a pair of bridge repair projects on Interstate 70 in eastern Russell County. Crews are working overnight hours, Monday through Saturday.

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Heat Burst Hits Russell with 72 mph Wind Gust

Semi Overturned 6-13-17A weather phenomenon known as a heat burst is believed to have hit Russell Tuesday evening with damaging winds.

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Mike in Morning Banner
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