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Burglary, Theft Reported at Russell Residence

Crime PhotoA burglary and theft involving a residence in the 600 Block of West 1st Street in Russell was reported to authorities on Wednesday.

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USD 407 BOE Discusses Enrollment, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

USD 407 BOEEnrollment is up at Russell schools and the USD 407 Board of Education reviewed the most up-to-date enrollment figures at their regular monthly meeting on Monday.

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Kansas Winter Wheat 87 Percent Planted

wheat fieldThe first crop condition update released since the partial government shutdown ended shows Kansas farmers well on their way to planting the 2014 winter wheat crop.

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Russell County Gets New Ambulance

Russell County CourthouseRussell County has received a new ambulance and the Midway Extension District is officially moving its Russell offices to the EMS building from the County Courthouse - that from Monday's Russell County Commissioners meeting.

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Longtime SHPTV Employee Retires

Smoky Hills Public TelevisionAfter 24 years at Smoky Hills Public Television, Mary Pat Waymaster will retire at the end of October.

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Emergency Exercise to be Conducted

emergency drill pictureRussell Regional Hospital, in cooperation with city and county emergency personnel, will be conducting an emergency exercise within the next two weeks.

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McKenna Tapped to Lead Russell Radio

Mike McKennaMike McKenna has been named General Manager at KRSL Russell Radio.

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