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Russell Man Arrested for Drugs Following Previous Arrest for Probation Violation

Drug ArrestA Russell man was arrested for drugs Monday morning in Russell following a previous arrest for probation violation.

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Agencies Warn of Seasonal Increase in Vehicle-Deer Crashes

Deer on RoadMating season and the quest for more secure habitat have deer on the move this time of year, increasing the chances of deer-vehicle collisions.

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Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch Selected Best Pumpkin Patch in Kansas

Granny MaesGranny Mae's Pumpkin Patch of Dorrance was recently selected by Good Housekeeping as the best pumpkin patch in Kansas for the second year in a row.

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KDWPT Law Enforcement Division Loses K-9 Officer in Tragic Incident

TibbieA Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) Law Enforcement K-9 known as Tibbie died August 6, 2019 when the idling vehicle she was kept in stalled, disabling the air conditioning system and causing the cab temperature to rise to dangerous levels.

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KDADS Closes Zero Nursing Facilities in Transfer from Receivership to New Owner

KDADSKansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) Secretary Laura Howard announced Friday that 15 Kansas nursing facilities in receivership have been successfully transferred — with zero closures — from Skyline Health to new owner Mission Health, a Florida-based company with more than a dozen nursing facilities already operating in the state.

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Russell Sets Record Low for Oct. 11

Cold ThermometerRussell dropped to a chilly 26 degrees early Friday morning, which broke the record low for October 11 of 29 set in 2009.

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Gorham Firefighters Respond to RV Fire

Gorham RV Fire 10-9-19 1Gorham Firefighters responded to an RV fire on Interstate 70 east of Gorham early Wednesday afternoon.

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