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Wednesday Traffic Stop Leads to Meth Arrests

Drug ArrestTwo men are behind bars following a traffic stop in Russell early Wednesday morning that led to both of their arrests after they were found to be in possession of methamphetamine.

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Shutdown Affects WIC Program

Kansas WICKansas officials are notifying county health clinics that a program providing cash subsidies to women and children will cease issuing checks later this month because of the federal government shutdown.

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Youth Encouraged to Join 4-H by Local Extension Agency

4-H pictureLocal young people are discovering answers to life's little questions through 4-H.

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KDHE Reports 32 West Nile Cases

Mosquito SprayingKansas has had 32 cases of West Nile virus this year, with a dozen of those cases reported in the past week.

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Lincoln Murder Case Prelim Rescheduled

Deadly ShootingA preliminary hearing in a second-degree murder case involving the son of a Kansas sheriff has been postponed.

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Russell County Administrator Lyon Resigns, Retains Appraiser Position

Russell County CourthouseIt was announced at Monday's Russell County Commissioners meeting that County Public Service Administrator Kenton Lyon has resigned from the position effective immediately.

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Car Burglary Spree Hits Lucas

Crime PhotoSeven incidents of car burglary and theft of items were reported to the Russell County Sheriff's Office Saturday in Lucas.

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