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Local Firefighters Respond to Medicine Lodge

Anderson Creek Fire 3-24-16Fire trucks from Russell County have been sent to Medicine Lodge to assist Kansas and Oklahoma firefighters with a large grass wildlife on the Kansas/Oklahoma border.

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Wind Blamed for Semi Rollover

Semi Wreck 3-23-16Strong wind caused a semi truck rollover Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 70 west of Russell.

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Firefighters Respond to Semi Fire

FireFirefighters, EMS and law enforcement responded Tuesday afternoon to a semi truck on fire on Interstate 70.

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Record High Set Tuesday

HeatThe high temperature in Russell reached 85 degrees Tuesday, breaking the previous March 22 record high of 84 set in 1994.

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RHS Principal Larry Bernard Announces 2017 Retirement

Larry BernardRussell High School Principal Larry Bernard has announced he will retire June 30, 2017 at the end of next school year.

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Kitchen Wins KAB Student Award

Chandler KitchenRussell High School sophomore and KRSL Russell Radio part-time employee Chandler Kitchen has received a second place award from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) for a station promotion announcement.

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Russell County Commissioners Accept Chemical Bids, Deny Road Closure

Russell County Commissioners 10-19-15The Russell County Commissioners met Monday and accepted annual chemical bids, but denied a proposed road closure in Russell Township.

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