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ROAR Show Taking Entries Sunday Through Tuesday

R.O.A.R. LogoRussell's Original Art Review is gearing up for its 45th Show.

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Russell City Council Discusses Zoning, Property Maintenance Codes

Russell City Council 2013 JuneA proposed zoning change and property maintenance codes dominated discussion at the Russell City Council's Tuesday work study.

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Wilson Lake Affected by Government Shutdown

US Army Corp of EngineersThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing for the required closure of all Corps-operated campgrounds and day-use parks nationwide beginning Tuesday, October 1, as the shutdown of the federal government goes into effect.

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Camper Blown Over at Wilson Lake, Two People Slightly Injured

Wilson LakeA Jayco camper blew over onto its side early Saturday morning at Wilson Lake's Otoe Park, temporarily trapping two people inside.

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Request to Drill on Kansas Wetlands

Cheyenne BottomsThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says Cheyenne Bottoms, a Barton County site that includes internationally recognized wetlands, aren't fully functioning and could be threatened by oil drilling.

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Buchanan Joins Midway District Staff

K State ExtensionMichelle Buchanan has joined the staff of the K-State Research and Extension Midway District as an agriculture and natural resources agent.

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Champions Chosen from Large Field of Livestock, Exhibitors at Junior Show

2013 KJLSA combination of relative newcomers and young "veterans" earned top honors with their livestock projects at the 81st Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS) September 20 through 23 in Wichita.

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