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Krug Brings in First Load of Wheat

Monte Krug First Load of Wheat 2016Monte Krug of Krug Land and Cattle brought the first load of wheat of the 2016 harvest into Russell Tuesday afternoon.


2016 Russell County Relay for Life Raises More Than $21,000

2016 Russell County Relay for LifeMore than $21,000 was raised for cancer research at the 2016 Russell County Relay for Life held last weekend in Russell.


Senator Moran Accepting Applications for Fall 2016 Internships

Senator Jerry MoranUS Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) has announced he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, D.C., Manhattan and Olathe offices for fall 2016.


Work Zone Crashes are Costly in Many Ways

Road Work AheadRoad work is in full swing across Kansas. Some projects are short-term, some will last until winter and beyond, but all of them require safety to be priority.


Teen with Local Ties to Serve 23 Years for Murders

Ashlee Martinson SentencingAshlee Martinson, a teenager with Hays and Russell ties, was sentenced Friday evening to 23 years in prison for the murders of her mother and step-father in their town of Piehl, Wisconsin home in March of 2015.


Virginia Man Injured in Wreck Sunday

CrashOne man was injured in a Sunday night one-vehicle wreck in far northwestern Russell County.


Great Bend Man Arrested for Drugs at Wilson Lake

Drug ArrestA Great Bend man was arrested for drugs Saturday evening at Wilson Lake in Russell County.


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