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Electrical Overload Causes House Fire

House Fire 9-10-15 1Russell City Firefighters battled a house fire Wednesday evening and early Thursday morning in the 100 block of West 11th Street in Russell.

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Commodity Distribution is Sept. 16, 17 in Russell

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week, one on Wednesday and the other on Thursday.

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I-70 Rollover Injures Brookville Teen

Rollover AccidentA Brookville teen was injured in a rollover wreck early Wednesday morning on Interstate 70 near Dorrance.

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Dole Appointed to Lead Fundraising Effort in Support of National Eisenhower Memorial

Bob DoleSenator Pat Roberts (R-KS), Chairman of the Eisenhower Memorial Commission, has announced Senator Bob Dole will serve as Finance Chairman of the Campaign for the Eisenhower Memorial.

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Boil Water Advisory Issued for Osborne County RWD No. 2

Boil Water AdvisoryThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for Rural Water District (RWD) No. 2 located in Osborne County.

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Russell County Median Wage Up

Dept CommerceThe Kansas Department of Commerce has released the new median wage amounts for Kansas by county. Russell County has seen an increase from $12.45 an hour to $13.94, an annual wage of $28,998.

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Senator Moran Accepting Applications for Spring 2016 Internships

Senator Jerry MoranUS Senator Jerry Moran announced Wednesday he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, D.C. and Kansas offices for spring 2016.

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