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KWO Approves Release from Cedar Bluff

Kansas Water OfficeThe Kansas Water Office says it will begin releasing water Monday from Cedar Bluff Reservoir to help recharge Hays water wells.

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Russell City Council Approves Snow Removal Policy

Quinday City CouncilAt its regular monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Russell City Council approved a formal snow removal policy that specifically ranks street clearing priorities for city crews following a snow or ice event.

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Russell County Commission Discusses Equipment Purchases for Fire Departments, EMS

Russell County CourthouseThe Russell County Commission discussed possible purchases of fire trucks and ambulances for two county fire departments and EMS at its meeting on Tuesday.

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Vehicle Fire on Interstate 70 East of Gorham Destroys Car

2-19 Car FireArea emergency personnel responded to a vehicle fire on westbound Interstate 70 at mile marker 179 between Gorham and Balta at just before 8:30 Tuesday morning.

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Natoma Man Injured in Monday Wreck Near Salina

Kansas Highway Patrol BadgeA Natoma man was taken to Salina Regional Medical Center Monday night after receiving injuries from a one-vehicle wreck on Interstate 135 near Salina.

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Teen Injured in Weekend Wreck

CrashA 13-year-old girl from Ellis was injured late Saturday night in a wreck on Interstate 70 near Sylvan Grove when the driver, her father, fell asleep at the wheel and lost control of the vehicle.

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Stannard Retires from Extension Agency

John StannardLongtime Russell County K-State Research and Extension Agent John Stannard retired from his position on Monday, February 18 and says the decision was bittersweet.

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