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Man Dies in Suspicious Hoisington Fire

FireHoisington authorities say a house fire that left a man dead is suspicious.

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Three Adults, One Infant Involved in I-70 Rollover

Rollover AccidentThree adults and one infant, all from Dodge City, were involved in an injury rollover wreck Thursday afternoon between the Wilson and Sylvan Grove exits on Interstate 70.

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Russell Woman Appointed to Governor's Council on Fitness

Council on FitnessKansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Susan Mosier, MD, MBA, has appointed six new members, including a Russell woman, to three-year terms on the Governor's Council on Fitness (GCOF).

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Russell, Natoma FFA Students Place at District Contests

Krauss FFA Awards April 2015Russell FFA student Katherine Krauss (pictured) finished as the first place individual in the Greenhand Division in the Northwest District FFA Livestock Contest Wednesday in Oakley.

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Move to Stage III Approved, Not in Effect Yet

4-21-15 City Council Oaths 1A move from voluntary Stage II water restrictions in Russell to mandatory Stage III restrictions was approved Tuesday afternoon by the Russell City Council, but the step up has not yet taken effect.

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Opening of Shopko Store Confirmed

ShopkoRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau has confirmed retail chain Shopko has signed a lease agreement to open a store in the previous Alco building in Russell.

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Generator Installation to Affect Hospital Electricity

Russell Regional HospitalRussell Regional Hospital is installing new generators Thursday, April 23 from 6 PM to 6 AM Friday morning. During this time there will be limited emergency power within the hospital, however, provisions are being made to provide care for patients in the ER and throughout the hospital.

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