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Level Pay Program Offers Residents Options

City of Russell LogoThe level pay program, a utilities billing system used by the City of Russell, is a good and successful way for local folks to better budget monthly utilities costs say city officials.

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Wildlife Checkpoint Planned in Northcentral Kansas

kansas wildlife and parksKansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) law enforcement officers will conduct a wildlife checkpoint in northcentral Kansas in mid-November.

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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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