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Commodity Distribution is March 29, 30 in Russell

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week.

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Two Arrested on Gun, Criminal Conspiracy Charges

Russell Police DepartmentTwo Russell people were arrested Wednesday evening on gun possession and criminal conspiracy charges following a traffic stop in Russell.

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Kansas House of Representatives Declares April as Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month

Parkinsons Awareness 3-23-16For the fourth consecutive year, the Kansas House of Representatives has formally declared the month of April as Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month.

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Local Firefighters Respond to Medicine Lodge

Anderson Creek Fire 3-24-16Fire trucks from Russell County have been sent to Medicine Lodge to assist Kansas and Oklahoma firefighters with a large grass wildlife on the Kansas/Oklahoma border.

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Wind Blamed for Semi Rollover

Semi Wreck 3-23-16Strong wind caused a semi truck rollover Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 70 west of Russell.

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Firefighters Respond to Semi Fire

FireFirefighters, EMS and law enforcement responded Tuesday afternoon to a semi truck on fire on Interstate 70.

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Record High Set Tuesday

HeatThe high temperature in Russell reached 85 degrees Tuesday, breaking the previous March 22 record high of 84 set in 1994.

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