UPDATE: Man Electrocuted, Life Watched to Wichita

Electrocution19-year-old Drew Barber of Russell was electrocuted behind the old Catholic church in Russell and life watched to Wichita Monday morning.

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USD 407 BOE Hears Facilities Study Findings

USD 407 BOEA presentation regarding an ongoing facilities study of USD 407 buildings dominated Monday evening's discussion at the regular monthly meeting of the Russell County Board of Education.

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Padlock Cut, Items Stolen from Storage Container

Crime PhotoA storage container behind Stoppel Supply in Russell was broken into sometime over the weekend according to authorities.

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New York Man, Woman Arrested for Drugs

Drug ArrestA New York man and woman were arrested Monday afternoon on Interstate 70 in Russell County after initially being pulled over for speeding, but then being found to be in possession of drugs.

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Bob Dole To Visit Kansas Communities

Bob DoleFormer U.S. Senator Bob Dole says he's looking forward to visiting friends across Kansas next week.

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Barn Quilt Trail Application Extended

Barn QuiltThe deadline has been extended for those who want to be included in a brochure that will detail locations of barn quilts in Russell County.

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Fire Could Close Down Cancer Camp for Children

FireA fire that destroyed a dining center in central Kansas might put an annual summer camp for children with cancer in danger.

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