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Dream Theater to Feature Free Movies Thanks to Grant

Dream TheaterThe Dream Theater of Russell has announced it will play a free kids movie once a month for the next 16 months thanks to a grant the Russell Elks Lodge received from the Elks National Foundation.

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Special to KRSL.com: Son of Lincoln County Sheriff Arrested in Connection with Shooting

Deadly ShootingLINCOLN -- Scott M. Weigel, 33, the son of Lincoln County Sheriff Mike Weigel, was arrested at 2:45 a.m. Monday in connection with the shooting death of a Lincoln man.

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Russell Man Arrested After Standoff

940 E 7th Police Standoff 9-9-13A Russell man is in custody after a Sunday night standoff that lasted more than eight hours.

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Lucas Artist Eric Abraham Dies

Eric AbrahamWe here at KRSL are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of artist Eric Abraham on Saturday.  Beccy Tanner of the Wichita Eagle remembers the Lucas artist. Read the full story here.

I-70 Rest Area Near Russell Temporarily Closed

Rest AreaKansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has closed the restroom facilities at the westbound I-70 rest area located east of Russell.

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Temporary Road Closing Northwest of Russell

Road Closed PictureA one mile stretch of road northwest of Russell that was closed two weeks ago to replace a bridge will remain closed through Friday, September 13.

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Scam Alert for Russell Residents

Scam AlertThe Russell Police Department has received several calls reference a subject calling citizens in the community telling them they have won a large amount of money and requesting them to send money for taxes before they receive their winnings.

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