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Gooch Receives Community Service Award

Norma Gooch 2016 Community Service AwardNorma Gooch has received the 2016 Community Service Award from Russell and Ellsworth County Emergency Management and the Russell 911 Communications Advisory Board.


Congressman Huelskamp Accepting Applications for Internships

Congressman Tim HuelskampCongressman Tim Huelskamp has announced his offices in Washington, D.C. and Kansas are accepting applications for internships in the summer and fall semesters. Kansas offices with internship positions include Dodge City, Hutchinson and Salina.


Concerns Mount Over Wheat Freeze Damage

Wheat EmergenceConcerns are mounting over freeze damage to winter wheat crops that had broken dormancy weeks before temperatures plummeted in recent days.

Read more... Special: Wilson's Czech Opera House Rising from the Ashes

Wilson Czech Opera House Open Air ConceptWichita Eagle - Without a doubt, one of the best-known buildings in Wilson was the 1901 limestone Czech Opera House.


Bunker Hill Woman Injured in Pickup Rollover

3-28-16 Pickup Rollover 1A Bunker Hill woman was injured Monday morning in a pickup rollover on I-70 Road east of Russell.


Cold Weather Rule to End March 31

Cold ThermometerThe Kansas Cold Weather Rule ends March 31. That means Kansans who are behind on electric and natural gas utility bills will be subject to disconnection of service unless they contact their utility company to make payment arrangements.


Commodity Distribution is March 29, 30 in Russell

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week.


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