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Kansas Wheat Maturing Faster Than Usual

Green WheatA government report shows the Kansas winter wheat crop is maturing at a faster rate than usual.

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Russell Community Theater Auditions are Tuesday, Wednesday

Russell Community Theater PlayhouseAuditions for the next Russell Community Theater production are Tuesday and Wednesday, April 26 and 27, from 7 to 9 PM at the RCT PlayHouse at 5th and Kansas in Russell.

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Car Rear-Ends Semi, Two Injured

CrashA woman and man were injured and hospitalized in a Sunday morning crash on Interstate 70 in Ellis County.

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Returning Kansas Lawmakers Face Closing Budget Shortfalls

Kansas State CapitolKansas legislators must close projected budget gaps totaling more than $290 million when they resume their annual session this week.

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US Highway 281 Reconstruction Project Delayed

Road Work AheadA two-lane reconstruction project for US Highway 281 in Russell County from Russell north to Kansas Highway 18 that was set to begin during the summer of 2018 will be delayed.

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Flax Hired as New RHS, RMS AD

Gene FlaxHays' Thomas More Prep-Marian Athletic Director Gene Flax has been hired as the new Activities and Athletics Director at Russell High School and Ruppenthal Middle School.

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Quinday Recognized by League of Kansas Municipalities

Jon QuindayThe League of Kansas Municipalities will recognize several city officials, including Russell City Manager Jon Quinday, who have completed the necessary course work requirements to graduate levels of the Municipal Training Institute (formerly Municipal Leadership Academy).

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