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USD 407 BOE Approves Purchase of Wheelchair Accessible Bus, LAN Equipment, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

USD 407 BOE 5-12-14The USD 407 Board of Education spent some money at its monthly meeting Monday evening as the Board approved the purchase of a new wheelchair accessible bus and moved forward with a project to upgrade the district's Local Area Network.

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Woman Arrested on I-70 in Russell County for Marijuana Possession

Drug ArrestA woman was arrested by a Russell County Sheriff's Deputy Monday evening near Russell on Interstate 70 for marijuana possession.

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Most Kansas Wheat is in Poor Condition

wheat fieldThe latest government snapshot shows the majority of the Kansas winter wheat crop is faring poorly.

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Russell, Other Area Counties Receive Grants

Kansas Attorney General Derek SchmidtSheriff's offices in Russell, Rooks and Trego Counties have been awarded grants for digital fingerprinting equipment according to Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt.

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Congressional Candidates Speak to Russell Crowd

5-12-14 Town Hall 1Three men running for the US Congressional Kansas 1st District House of Representatives seat, a position currently held by Tim Huelskamp, were in Russell Monday for a town hall meeting.

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Vehicle Versus Motorcycle Crash Injures Russell Man

Motorcycle CrashA Russell man was injured and taken to Russell Regional Hospital late Saturday night after being hit by a vehicle while riding his motorcycle on South Fossil Street.

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Storms Bring Golf Ball Size Hail to KRSL Listening Area

5-11-14 Golf Ball Hail in NatomaGolf ball size hail and heavy rain hit the Natoma area Sunday afternoon during an outbreak of severe weather throughout the KRSL listening area.

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