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Number of Kansas Farms Shrink, Size Grows

Kansas FarmingThe newly released 2012 Census of Agriculture shows the number of Kansas farms has decreased but those that remain are larger.

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Hoisington Man, Woman Arrested in Russell on Drug Charges

Drug ArrestA Hoisington man and woman are in jail today after being arrested early Wednesday morning on drug charges involving meth possession following a traffic stop in Russell.

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Russell City Council Discusses Water Rates

Russell City Council 1-7-14Extensive discussions regarding water and possible water rate adjustments were held Tuesday night at the Russell City Council's regular monthly meeting.

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County Commissioners Approve Courthouse Addition Site Plan

Russell County CourthouseRussell County Commissioners Tuesday approved the site plan for the County Courthouse addition and are inching closer to approving a floor plan.

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Meth Found at Russell Residence

Russell County SheriffMethamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were found Tuesday night at a Russell residence following the execution of a search warrant.

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PBS KIDS, SHPTV Announce Annual Writers Contest

PBS KIDS Writers ContestSmoky Hills Public Television again is partnering with PBS KIDS for its annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest, designed to promote the advancement of children's literacy skills through hands-on, active learning.

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UPDATE: Stolen Pickup Located

Stolen VehicleA pickup truck that was reported stolen from a Russell residence Saturday night has been located.

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