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KDWPT, Kansas BASS Nation Recognized for Fish Habitat Improvements

Wilson Cubes 1The Kansas BASS Nation (KBN) has been working with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) to place artificial fish attractors in local waters in an effort to improve fish habitat and increase angler success.

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Voters to Decide Hunting Constitution Change

Pheasant HuntingKansas residents will decide this November whether to include the right to hunt, fish and trap wildlife in the state constitution.

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Grass, Pine Needles Catch Fire on Trailer in Russell

3-17-16 Fire 1City of Russell Firefighters were dispatched Thursday afternoon to the 1500 block of North Brooks Street in Russell for grass and pine needles on fire on a small flat-bed trailer.

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Make Lucas One of Kansas' Favorite Small Towns

Kansas MagazineIn January, the state's premier travel magazine, KANSAS!, asked readers to nominate their favorite small town. This is their second annual reader's choice issue.

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Schultz Pages for Representative Waymaster

3-15-16 Waymaster PageEmma Schultz, granddaughter of Steve and Rosslyn Schultz, paged Tuesday, March 15 for Representative Troy Waymaster in Topeka.

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Russell, Hays Featured in EPA Drought Guide

DroughtIn 2015, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) asked the cities of Russell and Hays to be the case study for a guide they were preparing to address drought challenges, including reducing customer demand, managing water supplies and partnerships.

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2016 RMSI Blarney Stone Found

2016 Blarney Stone WinnersThe 2016 Russell Main Street, Inc. Blarney Stone has been found.

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