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Russell County Commissioners Approve 2019 Budget

County Commissioners 1-16-17The Russell County Commissioners approved the 2019 County budget at their regular meeting Monday morning.

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Summer Winding Down at Russell Pool

Russell PoolIt's a sure sign the summer of 2018 is winding down. The final day the Russell City Pool will be open is Friday, August 10.

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Inauguration Date Announced for Dr. Tisa Mason as Next FHSU President

Dr. Tisa MasonHAYS, Kan. – Invitations are being sent this week for events celebrating the inauguration of Dr. Tisa Mason as the 10th president of Fort Hays State University.

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Kansas Reservoir Protection Initiative Announced, Includes Kanopolis Reservoir

Kansas Water OfficeGovernor Jeff Colyer announced Wednesday an initiative to enhance sediment reduction efforts above four federal reservoirs including Fall River, Kanopolis, John Redmond and Tuttle Creek.

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Barton Co. Sheriff Seeking Public Help in Finding Man

Austin Lemonds Pic2The Barton County Sheriff is asking for the public's help in finding a wanted man.

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Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest in Russell

TheftA LaCrosse man was arrested early Tuesday morning in Russell following a traffic stop.

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First Cases of West Nile Virus Reported in Kansas

KDHE West Nile Virus Map 8-1-18The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is reporting two cases of neuroinvasive West Nile virus (WNV) disease in individuals who reside in Johnson County.

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