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Russell Man Arrested for Active Warrant, Drug Possession

Drug ArrestA Russell man was arrested Wednesday night at a Russell apartment complex for having an active warrant and for being in possession of drugs.

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Former Russell Resident Killed in Icy Crash

Fatal CrashA former Russell resident and member of the Russell High School class of 1983 was killed Wednesday in an icy crash on Interstate 70 near Lawrence.

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April 7 Election Ballot Set

VoteThe ballot for the April 7 city and school election in Russell County has been finalized.

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SHPTV Announces Annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest

PBS KIDS Writers ContestSmoky Hills Public Television has announced its annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest, designed to promote the advancement of children's literacy skills through hands-on, active learning.

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Russell City Council Discusses Zoning, Water at Work Study

Russell City Council 10-7-14A complete revamp of the City of Russell's zoning regulations and continued water issues were topics of discussion Tuesday at the Russell City Council's monthly work study.

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Loader Strikes Power Pole Causing Brief Outage

2-4-15 Power Outage 1A brief power outage in downtown Russell was caused Wednesday morning when a loader struck a power pole behind Otterbein United Methodist Church according to city officials.

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Kansas House Approves Bill Closing the Budget Shortfall

Kansas State CapitolThe Kansas House has approved a bill closing most of a projected $344 million shortfall in the state's current budget.

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