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Lost Tub of Quilts Said to be Near Russell

Quilt TubA tub containing irreplaceable quilts was lost over the weekend somewhere on Interstate 70 between Abilene and the Colorado state line. It has been reported the tub was seen in Russell County.


Senator Bob Dole to Return to Kansas

Bob DoleSenator Bob Dole will return to Kansas once again next week.


Rain Stalls Kansas Harvest

Wheat Harvest 2014 1Harvest crews are hoping to get back out in the fields after widespread rain late Sunday into Monday across Kansas again stalled the winter wheat harvest with nearly a quarter of the state's crop now in the bin.


Russell City Council Calls Special Meeting to Discuss Water, Fireworks

Russell City Council 5-6-14The Russell City Council has called a special meeting to discuss water restrictions and the sale and discharge of fireworks. The special meeting will be held July 1 in conjunction with the Council's monthly work study.

Read more... Special: Wilson State Park a Good Reason to Pull Off I-70

Wilson Lake RocktownThe Wichita Eagle - On a recent evening Bob Nicholson and friends spent a few hours pedaling one of the best biking/hiking trails in the world.


Three Arrested for Drugs Following Hit and Run Accident

Drug ArrestThree people were arrested early Friday morning on Interstate 70 in Russell County for possession of drugs following their involvement in a hit and run accident with a semi truck.


Bunker Hill Foster Mother Arrested on Drug Charges

Drug Arrest 2A Bunker Hill foster mother is behind bars at the Russell County Jail on a $40,000 bond after she was arrested June 19 on drug and child endangerment charges.


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