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Heat Burst Impacts Area

Ellsworth Heat BurstA heat burst impacted many areas of central Kansas late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning according to the National Weather Service.

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Couch Announces Retirement, Minutes Now Included

Dave CouchUSD 407 Superintendent Dave Couch announced his retirement Monday night at a special Board of Education meeting. The retirement will be effective following the conclusion of the 2014-2015 school year.

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Burn Ban Lifted, Fireworks Ban Remains

Burn Ban LiftedThe Russell County Commissioners voted Monday to lift the burn ban in Russell County effective immediately.

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Storm Winds Down Power Lines, Trees in Russell County

Severe WeatherA Sunday afternoon storm system that rolled through the KRSL listening area downed several power line poles, trees and signs around Russell County.

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Salina Man Killed in Motorcycle Wreck at Wilson Lake

Fatal CrashOne man was killed in a motorcycle wreck Saturday morning near the Highway 232/181 intersection at Wilson Lake according to the Russell County Sheriff's Office.

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2014 Russell County Relay for Life Pictures, Totals

2014 RC Relay for Life 1The 2014 Relay for Life of Russell County to benefit the American Cancer Society took place Saturday at Russell High School's Amos Morris Gymnasium.

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Dreaming of a Drive-In

Sky Vu Meeting 5-29-14 1"This is not just about growing a piece of property on the west side of town, this is about growing Russell," said Dream Theatre Director Steve Wells Thursday night at a town hall meeting regarding the possibility of reopening Russell's Sky Vu Drive-In Theatre.

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