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Operation Christmas Child Begins Next Week

Operation Christmas ChildWhile most people in the US are preparing for holiday activities, Russell and surrounding area volunteers with Operation Christmas Child are filling shoe boxes with toys, school supplies and hygiene items for needy children overseas.

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Nearly All Kansas Winter Wheat Now Emerged

wheat fieldThe latest government snapshot of Kansas crops shows 92 percent of the winter wheat has now emerged.

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Wilson Man Arrested on Burglary, Stolen Vehicle Charges

Nicholas NondorfA Wilson man was arrested Monday in Susank by Barton County Sheriff's Officers on multiple charges including burglary and possession of a stolen vehicle.

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Natoma Teen Injured in Rollover Wreck

Rollover AccidentA Natoma teen was injured late Monday night two miles east of Natoma on Kansas Highway 18 after swerving to miss a deer and rolling his vehicle into the ditch.

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UPDATE: Natoma Man Arrested Saturday Following Stabbing, Car Chase

Russell County SheriffA Natoma man was arrested Saturday morning in northwestern Russell County after leading area law enforcement on a car chase that lasted about 20 minutes.

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Pictures from Monday's Veterans Day Program in Russell

2013 Veterans Day 1Although a shorter program due to the weather, the 2013 Veterans Day Program in Russell was held Monday morning at Russell County Veterans Memorial Park.

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City Reminds Residents of Trash Guidelines

City of Russell LogoAs the seasons change, fall cleaning takes place and you mow your lawn for the last time this year, City of Russell officials remind residents to follow the city's trash pick-up guidelines.

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