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Russell Store Reports Bomb Threat

Bomb ThreatRussell law enforcement responded Monday afternoon to a store on North Fossil Street in regards to a bomb threat.

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USD 407 Receives $400k in Extraordinary Needs Funding

Extraordinary Need Hearing 8-24-15The State Finance Council Monday in Topeka reviewed "extraordinary needs" requests from 40 Kansas school districts, providing additional funding totaling more than $6 million. USD 407 Russell County received $406,392.

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Russell Mourns Loss of Cael Evans

Evans VigilThe community of Russell continues to mourn the loss of Ruppenthal Middle School student Cael Evans.

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UTV Accident Kills Russell Teen

Fatal AccidentA utility terrain vehicle accident Saturday morning south of Russell killed a Russell teen and injured another.

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Webster Reservoir Deaths Appear to be Murder-Suicide

Murder SuicideThe case involving the deaths of two people found near a Rooks County lake is being investigated as a murder-suicide.

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Xtreme Bowling Wraps Up KRSL's Summer of Fun

Bowling 1Xtreme Bowling under the lights at Playdium Bowl in Russell Friday night wrapped up KRSL's 2015 Summer of Fun.

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Wheat Fungus Re-Emerges in Kansas After Decades

Planting WheatA fungus called wheat flag smut has re-emerged in Kansas after not being seen since the 1970s.

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