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Boxberger Named Volunteer of the Year

Don Boxberger and Keith Haberer 3-25-14Russell County Emergency Management and the Russell 911 Communications Advisory Board have named Don Boxberger the 2014 Emergency Worker/Volunteer of the Year.

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Russell County Enacts Burn Ban

Burn BanA countywide burn ban has been placed on Russell County effective immediately and until further notice.

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Steckel Walton Wins Community Service Award

Crystal Steckel Walton John Fletcher and Keith Haberer 3-25-14Russell County Emergency Management and the Russell 911 Communications Advisory Board presented the 2014 Community Service Award to Crystal Steckel Walton Tuesday night during the annual National Weather Service Spotter Meeting.

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Wilson Lake Included in Saturday Promotion

Wilson LakeWilson Lake will once again be included in the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism "Spring into Summer" promotion this Saturday, March 29.

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Senator Bob Dole Receives National Veterans Award

Bob DoleFormer Senator and Russell native Bob Dole has received the 2014 National Veterans Award for his service during World War II and in the U.S. Congress.

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Arrest Leads to Additional Drug Charges

Drug ArrestAn Oklahoma man and woman were arrested by local authorities Monday morning after the man was pulled over on Interstate 70 for traffic violations and a later search of the vehicle yielded numerous drugs.

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Wheat Conditions Continue to Decline

wheat fieldScant rain across most of Kansas has led to declining soil moisture levels as the condition of the winter wheat crop continues to decline.

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