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Dr. Bean Joins Russell Regional Hospital Staff

Dr Alicia BeanRussell Regional Hospital welcomes Alicia M. Bean, M.D., to the physician staff beginning June 1, 2015.

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Woman Arrested on Drug Charges Following Search Warrant

Drug Arrest 2A Russell woman was arrested on drug charges Wednesday following the execution of a search warrant at a Russell residence.

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Rep. Waymaster Says Budget, Tax Discussion Continues

Kansas State CapitolThe Kansas House of Representatives and 109th District Representative Troy Waymaster continue legislative overtime work in Topeka to balance the state's budget and eliminate a large budget shortfall.

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Rain Has Helped, but Water Conservation is Still Important Say City Officials

Water DropRecent, widespread rain in the area has lessened Russell County's drought status, but local officials say water conservation is still paramount.

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USD 407 Summer Food Program Feeds Kids for Free

Summer Lunch ProgramWith summer right around the corner, it's time to think about keeping children eating healthy while school is out. USD 407 provides free meals to children during the summer.

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VFW Honors USD 399 Student

VFW Honors Cotterill 1The National Veterans of Foreign Wars recently honored 13-year-old Emily Cotterill with a citation and $500 for her winning essay "Why I Appreciate America's Veterans".

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Latest Drought Monitor Reports Great News

May 2015 Drought MonitorThe most recent report from the US Drought Monitor says Russell County is now out of drought, listing much of the county and area as abnormally dry.

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