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Russell, Other Area Counties Receive Grants

Kansas Attorney General Derek SchmidtSheriff's offices in Russell, Rooks and Trego Counties have been awarded grants for digital fingerprinting equipment according to Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt.

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Congressional Candidates Speak to Russell Crowd

5-12-14 Town Hall 1Three men running for the US Congressional Kansas 1st District House of Representatives seat, a position currently held by Tim Huelskamp, were in Russell Monday for a town hall meeting.

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Vehicle Versus Motorcycle Crash Injures Russell Man

Motorcycle CrashA Russell man was injured and taken to Russell Regional Hospital late Saturday night after being hit by a vehicle while riding his motorcycle on South Fossil Street.

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Storms Bring Golf Ball Size Hail to KRSL Listening Area

5-11-14 Golf Ball Hail in NatomaGolf ball size hail and heavy rain hit the Natoma area Sunday afternoon during an outbreak of severe weather throughout the KRSL listening area.

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Friday Afternoon Wreck Near Russell Causes I-70 Closure

5-9-14 Wreck Jason Drake 1A box truck and an SUV were involved in a wreck on Interstate 70 Friday afternoon at 12:36 just west of Russell where both vehicles ended up on their sides.

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Bob Dole Resumes Kansas Tour

Bob DoleFormer US Senator Bob Dole resumes his Kansas tour next week with stops including Salina, Wichita, Manhattan and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene.

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Spontaneous Combustion Causes Grass Fire

FireHow hot was it Wednesday in Russell? Hot enough to apparently start a pile of grass clippings on fire by spontaneous combustion.

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