USD 299 Sylvan-Lucas Schools Closed Monday for Storm Cleanup

Tornadoes, Large Hail Reported Friday

4-24-15 Storm Rita SharpTornadoes, large hail and heavy rain were reported in northern sections of Ellis, Russell and Lincoln Counties Friday evening.

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Man Dies in Suspicious Hoisington Fire

FireHoisington authorities say a house fire that left a man dead is suspicious.

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Three Adults, One Infant Involved in I-70 Rollover

Rollover AccidentThree adults and one infant, all from Dodge City, were involved in an injury rollover wreck Thursday afternoon between the Wilson and Sylvan Grove exits on Interstate 70.

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Russell Woman Appointed to Governor's Council on Fitness

Council on FitnessKansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Susan Mosier, MD, MBA, has appointed six new members, including a Russell woman, to three-year terms on the Governor's Council on Fitness (GCOF).

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Sidewalk Replacement Program Expanded

City of Russell LogoRussell City Code states the owner of property abutting a sidewalk is responsible for the maintenance of the sidewalk. To encourage the maintenance of existing sidewalks within the community and assist property owners with the replacement of deteriorated sidewalks, the city began a residential sidewalk replacement program in June 2013.

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Russell, Natoma FFA Students Place at District Contests

Krauss FFA Awards April 2015Russell FFA student Katherine Krauss (pictured) finished as the first place individual in the Greenhand Division in the Northwest District FFA Livestock Contest Wednesday in Oakley.

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Move to Stage III Approved, Not in Effect Yet

4-21-15 City Council Oaths 1A move from voluntary Stage II water restrictions in Russell to mandatory Stage III restrictions was approved Tuesday afternoon by the Russell City Council, but the step up has not yet taken effect.

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