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Wheat Harvest Past Halfway

Wheat Harvest 6-27-15 Glen BlundonThe 2015 wheat harvest in the KRSL listening area is past halfway complete according to area grain elevator staff.

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Kansas District Magistrate Judges' Association Elects New Officers

Marty ClarkThe Kansas District Magistrate Judges' Association, an organization open to all state district magistrate court judges, recently elected officers to serve the organization in the fiscal year that begins July 1.

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Bunker Hill Man Arrested Following Chase, Manhunt

Russell County SheriffA Bunker Hill man was arrested Friday near the Smoky Hill River in Russell County following a domestic disturbance, a vehicle chase and a manhunt.

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Plainville Shooting Suspect Arrested

ShootingA man has been arrested on charges stemming from a shooting that occurred at the Plainville Short Stop convenience store in Plainville on Sunday, June 7.

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Flag Smut Disease Detected in Kansas Wheat

wheat fieldAgricultural officials are contacting Kansas farmers with fields infected with flag smut disease in an effort to contain its spread. It is the first time it has been detected in Kansas since the 1930s.

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Semi, Road Grader Collide

Semi vs Grader 6-24-15 1A semi truck and a road grader collided Wednesday afternoon on Kansas Highway 18 in Russell County. No injuries were reported.

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Rural Firefighters Battle Grass, Baler Fires

6-24-15 Wheat Stubble FireRussell County Rural Fire Departments battled two separate fires Wednesday.

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Mike in Morning Banner
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