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Man Arrested on Outstanding Drug Warrant

Russell Police DepartmentA man was arrested Saturday evening following a traffic stop in Russell after authorities discovered he was wanted for possession of marijuana.

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Solar Pump Stolen from Windmill

Crime PhotoA solar pump valued at $5000 was reported stolen Saturday from a property southwest of Paradise.

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Area Counties Designated as Disaster Areas

DroughtThe USDA announced Wednesday 10 Kansas counties have been designated as Primary Natural Disaster Areas. The designation comes as a result of the ongoing drought in the region.

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Cold Weather Rule Ends Monday

Cold WeatherState officials are reminding Kansans who fall behind on electric and natural gas bills that they will lose some protection against shutoffs next week.

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Missing Teen Found Safe

Cierra Swodeck Missing Girl 10-7The Russell County Sheriff's Office has confirmed Cierra Swodeck has been located safe.

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Drugs Found at Russell Residence

Russell Police DepartmentRussell Police Officers discovered drug paraphernalia at a Russell home Wednesday night.

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Local Artists Featured in SHPTV Signature Auction

SHPTV Signature AuctionArtists from across Kansas, including Russell County's Warren Koelling, Brian Steinert, Evelyn Wray and Carolyn Bigham, have donated their work to the 2014 Smoky Hills Public Television Signature Auction.

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