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Day Care License Suspended After Child Dies

Day Care SuspendedThe license of a Hays day care center is temporarily suspended while authorities investigate the cause of an 8-week-old infant's death.

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Child Nearly Drowns at Russell Hotel

DrowningRussell authorities say a two-year-old child nearly drowned Sunday at Fossil Creek Hotel and Suites.

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It's Enrollment Week in USD 407

apple logoEnrollment begins today for students in USD 407 in Russell.

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St. John Lutheran Church to Host Clothing Giveaway

St John Lutheran ChurchThe Youth of St. John Lutheran Church will be hosting their Back-to-School Clothing Giveaway on Wednesday, August 14 from 1 to 7 PM and Thursday, August 15 from 1 to 5 PM.

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Historic Russell Pharmacy Changes Hands

Don Dawson PharmacyUpon the recent retirement of longtime local pharmacist Don Dawson, for the first time since 1902, a Dawson-owned drug store will not be in Russell.

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I-70 Rest Areas near Russell Closed for Repairs

Rest AreaThe Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) closed both the Interstate 70 east and westbound rest area facilities east of Russell Friday.

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Multiple Cases of Vandalism Reported in Russell

Crime PhotoSeveral Russell homes and properties were vandalized sometime Wednesday with various amounts of spray paint.

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