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Record Warmth Felt Across Kansas Monday

ThermometerAt least a half dozen cities in Kansas reported record highs on Monday.

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Teen Killed, Four Others Injured in Crash Near Walker

Fatal CrashA Dighton girl was killed and four others injured in a rollover involving a deer on Interstate 70 near Walker on Friday night.

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RACC Annual Awards Banquet is Feb. 7, Tickets Deadline is Wednesday

Russell Chamber of CommerceThe Russell Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 2013 Annual Awards Banquet Thursday, February 7 at Fossil Creek Hotel & Suites in Russell.

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Park Ranger Internship Offered at Wilson, Kanopolis Lakes

US Army Corp of EngineersThe US Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday the availability of a Park Ranger Internship at Wilson and Kanopolis Lakes through its Pathways Internship Program.

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Area 911 Service Restored After Being Down Early Friday Morning

911 Emergency911 emergency service in Russell County is back to full operation after it was knocked out for about an hour early Friday morning.

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Wilson Lake Water Levels Dropping

Wilson Lake low water levels 2013 coverAt approximately 3.7 feet below conservation level, Wilson Lake in eastern Russell County continues to suffer from the ongoing drought conditions.

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Dollison Honored by VFW

Bill DollisonRussell Police Officer William "Bill" Dollison has being selected as the Veteran's of Foreign Wars Post #6240 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year and as the officer of the year for the VFW's 6th District, according to the Russell Police Department.

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