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Wind Power Transmission Lines May Cross Through Russell County

Russell CountyThe Russell County Commission met Monday in regular session to receive updates from several county departments as well as learn more about the possibility of installation of wind power transmission lines in the county.

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Hays Asking for Cedar Bluff Water Release

Cedar Bluff State ParkThe City of Hays is planning to ask for a water release from Cedar Bluff Reservoir.

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Waterline Project Replaces Out-of-Date Pipes

Water DropExcavating crews have begun work on the Elm Street Waterline Project, a job that when complete, will replace much of the out-of-date and rusted water pipeline alongside Elm and Kansas Streets from Wichita Avenue to 9th Street.

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Expired Registration Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

Drug ArrestA Russell man was arrested for possession of Methamphetamine early Tuesday morning after being pulled over for a traffic stop because of expired vehicle registration.

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One Vehicle Rollover Injures Two

Rollover AccidentA one vehicle rollover early Tuesday morning on eastbound Interstate 70 at the Balta Exit in Russell County sent two people to Russell Regional Hospital.

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Community Foundation Announces Available Scholarships

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation has announced the availability of scholarship dollars for area high school seniors and college students for the 2013-2014 school year.

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Special to KRSL: Osborne Tries to Reconstruct Memorial to WWII-Era Plane Crash

WWII Plane Crash MemorialIn the early 1940's, a U.S. military bomber was traveling from California to Topeka when it lost its way in an overnight storm. The pilot flew into a hill near Osborne, killing 11 servicemen.

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