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UPDATE: Bunker Hill Girl Still Missing

Cierra Swodeck Missing Girl 10-7The Russell County Sheriff's Office is still seeking information on the whereabouts of 17-year-old Cierra Cheyenne Swodeck.

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High School State Championship Fishing Tournament to be at Wilson Lake

Russell County Economic Development and CVBRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau announced Wednesday that Wilson Lake will host the 2014 Student Anglers Federation High School State Championship Series May 17 and 18.

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KRSL Staff Honored at KAB Awards Banquet

2013 KAB Awards Mike and DavidThe Kansas Association of Broadcasters held its annual conference and awards banquet Monday in Manhattan and KRSL was honored with five awards in the small market radio division - three first place, one second and an honorable mention.

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Burglary, Theft Reported at Russell Residence

Crime PhotoA burglary and theft involving a residence in the 600 Block of West 1st Street in Russell was reported to authorities on Wednesday.

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USD 407 BOE Discusses Enrollment, MINUTES NOW INCLUDED

USD 407 BOEEnrollment is up at Russell schools and the USD 407 Board of Education reviewed the most up-to-date enrollment figures at their regular monthly meeting on Monday.

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Kansas Winter Wheat 87 Percent Planted

wheat fieldThe first crop condition update released since the partial government shutdown ended shows Kansas farmers well on their way to planting the 2014 winter wheat crop.

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Russell County Gets New Ambulance

Russell County CourthouseRussell County has received a new ambulance and the Midway Extension District is officially moving its Russell offices to the EMS building from the County Courthouse - that from Monday's Russell County Commissioners meeting.

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