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UPDATE: Two Russell Residents Injured in Crash

CrashA crash involving three vehicles and a house in the southeast part of Russell sent two people to the hospital on Wednesday afternoon.

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Truck Causes Brief Power Outage

powerSeveral businesses in downtown Russell experienced a brief power outage on Wednesday afternoon. The reason? A semi-truck.

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Budget Discussed During Special USD 407 BOE Meeting; MINUTES INCLUDED

USD 407 BOEThe 2013-14 budget, district policy and staffing were all discussed during a special meeting of the USD 407 Board of Education on Monday, July 29 in Russell.

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Heavy Rain Forces Closing of Russell Street

State Street Pic 7-30-13Last weekend's heavy rain has forced a portion of one Russell street to be closed.

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Cimarron Man Dies in Plane Crash in Russell County

Plane CrashA man from Cimarron, Kansas died when he crashed a single engine plane in rural Russell County Sunday afternoon.

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Former Salina Bishop Passes Away

Bishop Emeritus George K. FitzsimonsA former Bishop of the Salina Catholic Diocese has passed away.

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Russell County Inmates Indicted on Federal Drug Charges

DOJTwo men who are being held at the Russell County Jail have been indicted on federal drug charges, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced Thursday.

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