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Camper Blown Over at Wilson Lake, Two People Slightly Injured

Wilson LakeA Jayco camper blew over onto its side early Saturday morning at Wilson Lake's Otoe Park, temporarily trapping two people inside.

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Request to Drill on Kansas Wetlands

Cheyenne BottomsThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says Cheyenne Bottoms, a Barton County site that includes internationally recognized wetlands, aren't fully functioning and could be threatened by oil drilling.

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Buchanan Joins Midway District Staff

K State ExtensionMichelle Buchanan has joined the staff of the K-State Research and Extension Midway District as an agriculture and natural resources agent.

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Champions Chosen from Large Field of Livestock, Exhibitors at Junior Show

2013 KJLSA combination of relative newcomers and young "veterans" earned top honors with their livestock projects at the 81st Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS) September 20 through 23 in Wichita.

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City Officials Reiterate Trash Guidelines

City of Russell LogoChanging of seasons may mean it's time for cleaning and home improvement, but City of Russell officials remind folks to dispose of large items, such as furniture and construction debris, at the landfill or another dump site, not in city polycarts.

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Bridge Deck Work Begins Monday

Road Work AheadBeginning Monday, September 30 the Russell County Highway Department will have bridge deck rehabilitation work begin on FAS Bridge Number 20 south of Dorrance.

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Grassroots Art Center Joins Smithsonian Magazine's Ninth Annual Museum Day Live

Museum Day LiveThe Grassroots Art Center in Lucas will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 28 as part of Smithsonian magazine's ninth annual Museum Day Live.

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