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Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 6-10

5-8-16 Natoma Tornado Danny MinerMay 20 will be a day of some note for the small Kansas town of Codell in Rooks County. It was on that date exactly 100 years ago that an F3 tornado passed just east of the town.

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Russell City Fire Department Will Inspect Fire Hydrants Beginning March 6

Russell City Fire DepartmentAs part of a coordinated effort by the City of Russell to inspect fire hydrants in the city and flush water mains, the Russell City Fire Department will be inspecting fire hydrants and flushing water mains beginning March 6 and continuing as water conditions allow.

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Kansas High Court Orders School Funding Increase

School FundingThe Kansas Supreme Court has ordered the state to increase its spending on public schools, but it didn't say by how much.

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KHP Troopers Apprehend Murder Suspect Near Wilson

Alex Deaton Booking PhotoA man wanted for murder and his involvement in a separate shooting in Pratt was arrested near Wilson Wednesday morning following a chase and crash.

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Nex-Tech Tech Tour Presented to RHS Students

Nex-Tech RHS Students Tour 1Twelve students from Russell High School toured the Russell Nex-Tech Central Office and Data Center and learned about IT and System Development jobs on January 18.

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Oregon Man Arrested for Drugs in Russell County

Drug ArrestAn Oregon man was arrested for drugs Tuesday morning in Russell County.

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Legislative Coffee Held in Russell Tuesday

Legislative Coffee 2-28-17 1State Senator Elaine Bowers and State Representative Troy Waymaster held a Legislative Coffee in Russell Tuesday morning at the Dream Theater.

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