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Kansas Wheat Crop Down, Other Crops Projected Higher

wheat fieldA new report estimates that Kansas farmers took in 328 million bushels of winter wheat this season, down 14 percent from last year.

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Day Care License Suspended After Child Dies

Day Care SuspendedThe license of a Hays day care center is temporarily suspended while authorities investigate the cause of an 8-week-old infant's death.

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Child Nearly Drowns at Russell Hotel

DrowningRussell authorities say a two-year-old child nearly drowned Sunday at Fossil Creek Hotel and Suites.

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It's Enrollment Week in USD 407

apple logoEnrollment begins today for students in USD 407 in Russell.

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St. John Lutheran Church to Host Clothing Giveaway

St John Lutheran ChurchThe Youth of St. John Lutheran Church will be hosting their Back-to-School Clothing Giveaway on Wednesday, August 14 from 1 to 7 PM and Thursday, August 15 from 1 to 5 PM.

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Historic Russell Pharmacy Changes Hands

Don Dawson PharmacyUpon the recent retirement of longtime local pharmacist Don Dawson, for the first time since 1902, a Dawson-owned drug store will not be in Russell.

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I-70 Rest Areas near Russell Closed for Repairs

Rest AreaThe Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) closed both the Interstate 70 east and westbound rest area facilities east of Russell Friday.

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