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Wilson Lake is Full

9-6-16 Wilson Lake LevelFor the first time since May 11, 2012, Wilson Lake in Russell County is considered to be full.

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Major Flooding Reported in Russell County

9-4-16 Flood Julie Counts 1Significant flooding occurred Sunday through Tuesday in Russell County and around the area. Numerous secondary roads in the county, especially in the Saline River and Paradise Creek areas, were underwater throughout the Labor Day weekend.

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Midwest Energy Warns of Scam

Scam AlertMidwest Energy is warning area customers of a scam.

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2016 Natoma Labor Day Celebration Pictures

2016 Natoma LD 1The 79th Annual Natoma Labor Day Celebration was held Monday in Natoma.

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Teen Arrested After Vehicle Pursuit in Russell

Police ChaseA Russell teenager was arrested early Monday morning in Russell following a vehicle pursuit.

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Community Clean-Up Grants Offered in Russell County

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Dane G. Hansen Foundation has announced a new grant opportunity for 26 counties in Northwest Kansas, including Russell County. The Foundation is offering up to $20,000 per county in the Hansen service area for county clean-up initiatives.

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Kansas Saw Low Voter Turnout in August Primary

VoteKansas saw 23.5 percent of its registered voters cast ballots in its August 2 primary election.

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