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Talbott Resigning from Eco Devo and CVB

Janae TalbottJanae Talbott is resigning her position with Russell County as the Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director after 10 years of leading that office.

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US Army Corps of Engineers at Wilson Lake: Think Long-Term Flood Event

Wilson Lake Flooding 6-26-19High water and flooding continue to be an issue at Wilson Lake. As of June 26, the lake elevation was still over 10 feet above conservation level according to the US Geological Survey.

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Driscoll Brings in First Load of Wheat

First Wheat 2019Talbot Driscoll with Driscoll Cattle Company brought the first load of wheat of the 2019 harvest into Russell Tuesday afternoon according to Great Bend Co-op.

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Senator Moran Applauds POTUS’ Approval of Kansas Disaster Declaration

Senator Jerry MoranUS Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) on Friday commended President Trump for approving the Major Disaster Declaration for 53 counties in Kansas.

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USDA Announces Change to Haying, Grazing Date

usda logoFarmers who planted cover crops on prevented plant acres will be permitted to hay, graze or chop those fields earlier than November this year, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Thursday.

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Russell Man Arrested for DUI after Fleeing from Law Enforcement

Crime PhotoA Russell man was arrested for driving under the influence in Russell Thursday night after fleeing from law enforcement.

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Man Flees from Traffic Stop, Arrested for Drug Possession

Drug ArrestA man was arrested Wednesday night in Russell for multiple drug violations after he fled from a traffic stop.

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