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HDN: Hays, Russell and State Officials Discuss Water Project

R9 Tour 1 9-15-17It needs to happen. And it can't happen quickly enough. That's the message shared by local, regional and state officials Friday during a meeting to discuss development of municipal water rights at the R9 Ranch, which is owned by the cities of Hays and Russell.

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Russell Optometry Practice Acquired by New Owners

Mark GlennAfter two generations of providing eyecare to patients in Russell and the surrounding area, Dr. Mark Glenn recently announced that he will be retiring at the end of September and has sold his practice to the same doctors who own The 10th Street Eyecare Center in Great Bend.

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President Signs Bill to Award Senator Bob Dole the Congressional Gold Medal

Bob Dole at KRSL July 2 2014 2US Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and US Representative Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.) announced Friday President Trump has signed their bill to award former Kansas US Senator Robert J. Dole with the Congressional Gold Medal.

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Russell VFW Hosts POW, MIA Recognition Ceremony

POW MIA 2017 1Members of Russell VFW Post 6240 gathered Friday morning at the Russell Veterans Memorial to honor America's Prisoners of War (POW) and soldiers still Missing in Action (MIA).

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Slide on Wilson Lake Dam Repaired

Wilson Lake Slide Repaired 9-14-17The US Army Corps of Engineers at Wilson Lake Dam recently repaired a slide on a downstream embankment.

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Boil Water Advisory Issued for Rush County RWD 1

Boil Water AdvisoryThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for Rush County Rural Water District 1 in Rush County.

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Public Health Warnings Issued for 14 Lakes Due to Blue-Green Algae

Blue-Green AlgaeThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), has issued a public health warning for 11 lakes and a watch for three lakes due to harmful algal blooms.

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