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Lucas to Host Lid Off Film Festival in September

Lid Off Film FestivalFrom September 25 to 27, 2015, the Grassroots Art Center in Lucas, along with Peter Max Lawrence, will present the newly established three-day Lid Off Film Festival.

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Next Deines Exhibit Opens May 22

Deines Cultural CenterThe Deines Cultural Center in Russell will be reopening after renovation with a new exhibition, Coming Soon....Vintage Movie Posters and Original Art by Black Hills State University Art Professor Dave Wilson from Spearfish, South Dakota.

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Senator Bowers Promotes Women's Scholarship

Elaine BowersState Senator Elaine Bowers (R-Concordia) encourages young women to enter a $3,000 scholarship essay contest.

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Kansas Wheat Crop Forecast at 272M Bushel

wheat fieldThe National Agricultural Statistics Service is forecasting the nation's winter wheat crop will be up seven percent this year.

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Russell Breaks Low Temperature Record

Cold ThermometerRussell broke its low temperature record Tuesday morning with a reading of 33 degrees according to the National Weather Service in Wichita.

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Woman Mugged in Klema's Parking Lot

RobberyA woman was mugged Saturday evening at Klema Apple Market in Russell.

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IRS Scam Reported

Scam AlertThe Russell County Sheriff's Office reports there is an IRS scam going around.

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