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Russell County Free Fair is This Week

Russell County Fair SignIt's time once again for the Russell County Free Fair, this year featuring many of your favorite exhibits and events, but also a few new things have been added to the schedule.

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Man Dies After Being Burned in Bale Fire

Bale Fire 1An elderly Osborne County farmer has died after being severely burned in a Thursday night fire involving around 300 hay bales.

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Witt Sworn In as New City Councilman

Witt takes oathTony Witt was sworn in Friday morning at City Hall as Russell's newest Councilmember.

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Happy 90th Birthday Bob Dole

Dole Visits KRSL StudiosRussell's favorite native son, former United States Senator Bob Dole, celebrates his 90th birthday today.

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Woman Involved in Vehicle Rollover West of Paradise

Rollover AccidentA Louisiana woman was injured slightly, but refused ambulance transport after being involved in a one vehicle rollover wreck Thursday morning west of Paradise on a country road.

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Senator Moran Tours Russell Regional Hospital

Moran at RRH 2United States Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) was in Russell Friday morning to tour Russell Regional Hospital.

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City Continues Search for Water

Water DropAs Russell remains under a Stage IV Water Emergency - a measure that has been in place since November of 2012 - city officials continue the search for more water sources.

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