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Governor Signs Concealed Carry Bill

Concealed CarryGovernor Sam Brownback has signed a bill allowing Kansas residents to carry concealed firearms without a permit.

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Fund Established for Russell Infant

Caroline HarbaughA fund has been established for 11-month-old Caroline Harbaugh of rural Russell who was diagnosed with a rare type of cancer, Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH), at the age of five months.

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Fire Hydrant Flow Testing to be Conducted

Russell City Fire DepartmentThe Russell City Fire Department is flow testing and inspecting fire hydrants this week on Fossil Street to Copeland between 11th and 15th Streets.

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Russell Receives 29th Tree City USA Award

tree city usa logoAs a testament to the work of the City of Russell Parks Department and the support of the local tree board, Park Superintendent Rich Krause accepted Russell's 29th Tree City USA Award Thursday, March 26 during a statewide event in Topeka.

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Kansas 811 Celebrates National Safe Digging Month

Kansas 811This April marks the eighth annual National Safe Digging Month, reminding Kansas residents to always call 811 two working days before any digging project.

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Kansas Legislature Will Consider Elections Bill

election pictureKansas legislators have settled their differences over proposals to change the date of local elections and cancel future presidential primaries.

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USDA Estimates Spring Planting Plans

usda logoThe Agriculture Department estimates that Kansas farmers will plant corn on the same number of acres this season, even though growers elsewhere are cutting back.

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