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Commodity Distribution Will be Tuesday, Wednesday

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations this week, one on Tuesday and the other on Wednesday.

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Welcome Rains Fall in Russell

Severe WeatherA severe thunderstorm packing strong winds and small hail rushed through the area overnight Sunday into early Monday morning, dropping anywhere from 60-hundredths to over 3 inches of much needed rain around Russell County.

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Cadet Law Enforcement Academy Introduces Students to Training Process

KHP Cadet TrainingThe black center circle was mottled with holes as Riley Chrisler, 18, of Natoma, inspected his paper target at the Kansas Highway Patrol weapons range Wednesday morning.

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USD 407 BOE Minutes from June 10, June 12 Meetings

USD 407 BOEThe USD 407 Board of Education met twice earlier this week to discuss several ongoing topics and finalize many staffing issues.

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Kansas Winter Wheat Harvest Getting Slow Start

Combine cutting wheatThe winter wheat harvest is off to a slow, tentative start in south-central Kansas.

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Meteorologist, Russell Native Matt Laubhan Wins Emmy Award

Matt Laubhan Wins EmmyWTVA-TV Chief Meteorologist and Russell native Matt Laubhan has been named best weather anchor by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast Chapter, winning an Emmy award Saturday, June 8.

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Russell County Rural Fire Department Presented with Check

Russell Co Fire Receives 1000 Dollar CheckJohn Sjoholm, Gas Compliance Coordinator, presents a $1,000 check on behalf of the Kansas Pipeline Association to the Russell County Rural Fire Department on May 24.

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