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Russell Sets Record Low Saturday

NWS Record Low 10-28-17Temperatures dropped Saturday morning to the teens in many places in Kansas according to the National Weather Service in Wichita. Russell dropped to 12 degrees, which set a record for October 28; the previous record was 19 degrees in 1952.

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Drivers License, Wildlife Checkpoints Planned

Pheasant HuntingKansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) game wardens, Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) troopers and county sheriff's officers will conduct joint highway checkpoints at various locations on Sunday, November 12.

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USD 407 BOE Interviewed Construction Firms Tuesday, Will Meet with Community Task Force Monday

USD 407 BOE 7-13-15The USD 407 Board of Education met for a special meeting Tuesday to interview four Construction Management At-Risk Firms and will hold another special meeting Monday.

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Russell's 2017 Family of the Year Nominations Sought

Russell Main Street IncRussell Main Street, Inc. is seeking nominations for the annual Family of the Year, formerly organized by Post Rock Family Services.

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Criminal Threats Made Toward USD 407

ThreatTuesday morning, Russell County USD 407 administration and staff were made aware that an individual was allegedly making criminal threats against the school. Because of the nature of the threats, the suspect has been taken into custody by the Russell Police Department and detained in the Russell County Jail.

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Advance Voting Underway in Russell County

VoteRussell County Clerk and Elections Officer Mary Nuss has announced advance voting for the November 7 City and School General Election has begun.

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Two Wichita Women Injured in Crash Near Lucas

CrashTwo Wichita women were injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon near Lucas.

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