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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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Storms Fill Fossil Lake

Fossil Lake 5 7-26-13Several years of drought have taken a serious toll on Fossil Lake located just south of Russell.

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Timeline Pushed Back for New City Water Source

Water DropAs Russell residents continue to deal with water restrictions, city officials continue their search for new water sources.

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Over-The-Counter Deer Permits Available July 30

DeerPurchasing a resident deer permit has never been more convenient for Kansas hunters - that according to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.

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Traffic Alert: East Wichita Ave. Overlay Project Begins

Road Work AheadA project to resurface East Wichita Avenue in Russell from the Fossil Street intersection to the east city limits began Wednesday.

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Pictures, Audio from the 2013 Russell County Free Fair

2013 RC Fair 1The 2013 Russell County Free Fair kicked off July 23 and will run through July 26. Here are a few select pictures and audio clips from this year's festivities.

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