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Hoisington Woman Dies in One Vehicle Rollover Monday

Fatal CrashA Monday morning one vehicle rollover has claimed the life of 62 year old Janice Aylward of Hoisington.

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Teen with Russell Ties Dies in ATV Rollover

Tyler RathbunTyler R. Rathbun died early Sunday morning in an ATV accident in rural Miami County. Rathbun was the grandson of the late Howard and Eileen Vladar and the son of Theresa (Vladar) Rathbun formerly of Russell.

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Lucas City Council Minutes from November Meeting

city of lucas logoThe Lucas City Council met Tuesday, November 13 for its regular monthly meeting.

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Lighted Christmas Parade Winners Announced

Lighted ParadeThe winning entries of the Russell Main Street, Inc. Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday night have been announced.

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Local Wheat Crop Suffering, but Doing Better Than You Might Think

Wheat FieldWith continued drought conditions in Kansas, the winter wheat crop that is now emerging is starting to suffer, but local officials say its better here than in other areas of the state.

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Russell City Council Votes to Pursue Electric Generation Rehabilitation, Replacement Plan

Quinday City CouncilAt its Tuesday meeting, the Russell City Council voted to allow Electric Utilities Director Duane Banks to pursue identifying the specifics of a plan that would have the city upgrade its current generators, but also buy some new generation, all in an effort to become EPA compliant by next year.

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Community Foundation Raising Funds to Support Local Needs

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation has announced its Winter Days of Giving campaign to raise funds and awareness for charitable needs in the Russell County area.

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