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KDOT Announces Funding Recipients for Local Bridge Improvement Program

KDOT Local Bridge Improvement Program map jpegCities and counties receiving funding under a Kansas Department of Transportation program designed to reduce the number of deficient bridges on local road systems have been selected.

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Oilfield Equipment Tampered With

Crime PhotoThe Russell County Sheriff's Office says oilfield equipment at a rural Russell County oil lease was tampered with recently causing approximately $9000 in damage.

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Dole Greets His Hometown

Dole Oct Visit 1Senator Bob Dole, a native of Russell, returned to his hometown Monday to greet members of the community and thank them for their support over the years.

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UPDATE: Dole Visits KRSL Studios

Dole at KRSL Oct 2014 4Senator Bob Dole stopped by the KRSL Studios in Russell Monday for an interview with KRSL General Manager Mike McKenna.

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Balthazor Named Outstanding Middle School Art Educator of the Year

Cindy BalthazorRuppenthal Middle School Art Teacher Cindy Balthazor was named the Outstanding Middle School Art Educator of the Year Friday in Russell at the annual Kansas Art Education Association (KAEA) Conference.

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Voter Registration Deadline for November Election is Oct. 14

Election 2014If you want to vote in the November 4 general election and are not yet registered, you have until Tuesday, October 14 to register with the State of Kansas.

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Wanted Suspect Lutz Arrested

Scott LutzAccording to KWCH-TV in Wichita, Scott Lutz, a man who led officers on a high speed chase near Hutchinson last week, is now in police custody.

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