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City of Russell Recycling Hours Expand

RecyclingThe City of Russell's recycling hours have expanded.

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Burglary, Theft Reported at Natoma Restaurant

BurglaryA burglary and theft at Larry's Cafe in Natoma was reported Thursday morning.

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Governor Brownback Declares All Kansas Counties Drought Free

Water DropFor the first time since April of 2011, all Kansas counties are declared to be drought free.

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Some Funds Recovered from Email Scam in Barton County

Scam AlertOn June 2, the Barton County Sheriff's Office received notification from Barton County Treasurer Kevin Wondra stating some of the funds in the recent email scam had been recovered.

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Russell County Election Field Set

VoteThe field of candidates for election in Russell County this August and November is set.

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USD 407 Hosts Another Facilities Planning Meeting

USD 407 Focus Group Meeting 6-1-16 1The USD 407 Board of Education and Administration hosted another facilities planning and prioritizing focus group meeting Wednesday evening at Ruppenthal Middle School in Russell with district staff, local business people and interested members of the public.

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Wilson Lake Up Five Feet

Wilson LakeRecent rainfall in the region has immensely helped Wilson Lake in Russell County. According to the United States Geological Survey as of June 1, Wilson Lake's water level is up five feet from April 1.

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