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KBN Youth Tournament Takes Place at Wilson Lake

Tournament and BB winners Almquist and WeinsSUBMITTED - After talking about it for the last couple of years, the Kansas Bass Nation Youth 2-man Tournament Trail finally made it to Wilson Lake, and from the reaction of the youth anglers, we'll be back soon.

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Lucas Fire Chief Resigns

Russell County CourthouseAfter a special meeting of the Russell County Commissioners Tuesday morning, Lucas Fire Chief Richard Urban has resigned from his position.

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Community Foundation Accepting Applications for Love Your Community Grant

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation invites anyone who loves our community to apply for mini-grant funding.

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Need for Musk Thistle Control Discussed by County Commissioners

Russell County CourthouseThe growing problem of noxious weeds around Russell County, specifically musk thistle, was addressed Monday at the County Commissioners regularly scheduled meeting.

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Fire Destroys RV at Wilson Lake

6-29 Camper Fire webA motorhome was destroyed Saturday at Wilson Lake after catching on fire and being engulfed in flames for a time.

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Head-On Collision Kills Man, Injures Another

Fatal CrashOne man was killed and another was seriously injured in a head-on crash north of Osborne Sunday morning.

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Some Area Towns Ban Fireworks, Others Will Allow Use

Fireworks BanWith continuing drought conditions affecting the area, some towns around the KRSL listening area have decided to ban the use of fireworks, while others will allow them on certain days.

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