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Earthen Slides Reported at Wilson Lake

Wilson Lake Earthen Slides 5-30-17The US Army Corps of Engineers at Wilson Lake will begin non-emergency repairs to two earthen slides located adjacent to the entrance road to Lucas Park and on the downstream slope of Wilson Dam. There is no imminent danger to the public.

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Dream Theater Announces Raise the Curtain Campaign

Dream TheaterThe Dream Theater in downtown Russell is raising funds for new theatrical curtains and stage lighting with the Raise the Curtain Campaign.

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Quarter of Kansas Wheat in Poor, Very Poor Condition

Green WheatThe latest government update shows a quarter of the winter wheat crop in Kansas is in poor to very poor condition.

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Russell Man Arrested on Drug, Alcohol Charges

Russell Police DepartmentA Russell man was arrested on drug and alcohol charges late Monday night following a traffic stop in downtown Russell.

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Filing Deadline for City Council, School Board Election is June 1

VoteThe filing deadline for the fall 2017 city council and school board election is June 1 at Noon.

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Russell Memorial Day Service Photos, Audio

2017 Memorial Day 1Russell VFW Post 6240 and American Legion Post 99 hosted the annual Memorial Day service Monday morning at the Russell City Cemetery.

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Finnup Foundation Provides Grant to SHPTV

Smoky Hills Public TelevisionThe Finnup Foundation has awarded Smoky Hills Public Television with a grant for $20,000 to support the station's educational television and outreach programs.

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