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OSHA Investigating Worker's Amputation Injury at Ellsworth Grain Bin

DangerA 28-year-old male employee of the Ellsworth Co-op had his left leg amputated Monday when he stepped into an open auger well inside a steel grain bin while the auger was running.

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Historic Sites Board of Review Nominates Eight Properties to National Register of Historic Places

Kansas Historical SocietyA rare dairy farm operation in Ellis County, a midcentury parking garage in Wichita, a trail segment in Marion County and a farmstead in Cowley County are among the latest nominees to the National Register of Historic Places.

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Russell County Commissioners Discuss Continued Flood Cleanup, Mowing

Russell County Commissioners 10-19-15The Russell County Commissioners discussed continued flood cleanup efforts in the county at their meeting Monday morning.

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Great Turnout at BGPF Fishing Derby

2016 Fishing Derby 1About 125 kids and several adults attended the 2016 Black Gold Pheasants Forever Fishing Derby Sunday at Fossil Lake just south of Russell.

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Semi Truck Rollover Injures Russell Man

Rollover AccidentA Russell man was injured late Sunday night in a semi truck rollover in Lane County.

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Another Earthquake Rattles Ellis County

EarthquakeYet another small earthquake has rattled Ellis County. Six quakes have been reported in the same area north of Ellis in the last three weeks; five in just the last week.

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Two Oklahoma Men Arrested in Russell on Drug Charges

Drug ArrestTwo Oklahoma men were arrested on drug possession charges Thursday morning in Russell.

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