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Memorial Play Park Restrooms to Close Temporarily

City of Russell LogoDue to the Memorial Park Lift Station replacement project, the public restrooms near the Play Park will be closed until further notice according to the City of Russell.

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Relay Committee to Host Survivor Luncheon

Relay for LifeIf you've battled cancer for 20 years or just found out you have the disease, the Russell County Relay for Life Committee wants to invite you to a special survivor luncheon on May 10 at Fossil Creek Hotel and Suites in Russell.

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Barton County Commissioner Killed in Plane Crash

Don CatesThe Kansas Highway Patrol says a county commissioner from Barton County died when his plane crashed while he was crop dusting.

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Dole in Kansas This Week, Planning to Return in May

Bob DoleDozens of Kansas elected officials and other admirers have helped former Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole kick off a three-day homecoming tour.

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Russell, Rush County Bridge Torn Down

Russell County CourthouseA historic, but dilapidated limestone bridge that sits on the Russell and Rush County line has finally been torn down after a long negotiation process.

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Brief Tree Fire Occurs Monday in Russell

FireRussell City Firefighters were paged Monday afternoon to a small tree on fire near the base of the north Russell water tower at 15th and Grant Streets.

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Luray Man Injured, Life Watched to Wichita Following Rollover

Rollover AccidentA rural Luray man was seriously injured and life watched to a Wichita hospital Friday night after rolling his vehicle on US Highway 281 north of Luray in Osborne County.

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