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Rooks County Teen Killed in Head-On Collision

Fatal CrashA 16-year-old boy is dead after a crash in Rooks County Tuesday morning. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, it happened just west of Plainville on K-18 at around 5:25 AM.

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Barrels of Oil Stolen

Crime PhotoLocal authorities say 10 barrels of oil were stolen from a tank battery located near the intersection of 184th Street and I-70 Road in Russell County sometime over the weekend.

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Russell County Included in Disaster Declaration

FloodGovernor Sam Brownback has declared a State of Disaster Emergency for 62 counties affected by recent severe storms, flooding and flash floods starting July 22.

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County Commissioners Vote to Allow Fireworks Labor Day Weekend

Russell County CourthouseRussell County Commissioners voted Monday at their regular meeting to allow the discharge of fireworks this upcoming Labor Day weekend after banning the use of fireworks the last two Independence Day holidays because of drought conditions.

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KRSL Staff Honored by KAB

KAB LogoThe Kansas Association of Broadcasters announced its 2013 award winners on Monday, Aug. 19.

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Police: Treat Wichita Ave., Fossil St. Intersection as a Four-Way Stop This Week

Road Work AheadDue to the road construction on East Wichita Ave., the stop lights at the intersection of Wichita Ave. and Fossil St. are flashing red this week.

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Commodity Distribution is This Week

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations this week, one on Tuesday and the other on Wednesday.

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