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Governor Brownback Updates Drought Status

5-21-14 Drought DeclarationsDespite recent rains, drought conditions in Kansas continue to worsen. On Wednesday, Governor Sam Brownback updated the Drought Declaration for Kansas counties with Executive Order 14-04.

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Dole Prepares for Next Kansas Tour

Bob DoleJust days after finishing the second of several planned trips through Kansas this year, former Senator Bob Dole has announced the schedule for his next visit.

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Special Water Use Permits Resume Issuance

City of Russell LogoSpecial water use permits are once again being sold by the City of Russell.

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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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