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Manhunt, Arrest in Russell County Over the Weekend

Russell County SheriffA domestic disturbance in Russell Saturday morning led to a manhunt near Lucas and the arrest of a man wanted for parole violation.

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Man Arrested on Outstanding Drug Warrant

Russell Police DepartmentA man was arrested Saturday evening following a traffic stop in Russell after authorities discovered he was wanted for possession of marijuana.

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Solar Pump Stolen from Windmill

Crime PhotoA solar pump valued at $5000 was reported stolen Saturday from a property southwest of Paradise.

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Area Counties Designated as Disaster Areas

DroughtThe USDA announced Wednesday 10 Kansas counties have been designated as Primary Natural Disaster Areas. The designation comes as a result of the ongoing drought in the region.

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Cold Weather Rule Ends Monday

Cold WeatherState officials are reminding Kansans who fall behind on electric and natural gas bills that they will lose some protection against shutoffs next week.

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Missing Teen Found Safe

Cierra Swodeck Missing Girl 10-7The Russell County Sheriff's Office has confirmed Cierra Swodeck has been located safe.

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Drugs Found at Russell Residence

Russell Police DepartmentRussell Police Officers discovered drug paraphernalia at a Russell home Wednesday night.

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