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Wilson Lake Ranks Nationally

Wilson LakeBassmaster Magazine ranks the best lakes in the country annually and this year Wilson Lake, located in eastern Russell County, made the national list.

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County Commissioners Delay Implementation of Concealed Carry Law

Russell County CourthouseRussell County Commissioners voted Monday at their regular meeting to request a delay of the implementation of a state concealed carry law that applies to public buildings.

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St. John Lutheran Church Hosting Visiting Russian Clergy

St John Lutheran ChurchSt. John Lutheran Church of Russell is hosting two visiting Russian churchmen Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Two Separate Drug Arrests Occur Over the Weekend

Drug ArrestTwo men are behind bars at the Russell County Jail after two separate drug related arrests occurred over the weekend.

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Commodity Distribution Will be Tuesday, Wednesday

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

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Welcome Rains Fall in Russell

Severe WeatherA severe thunderstorm packing strong winds and small hail rushed through the area overnight Sunday into early Monday morning, dropping anywhere from 60-hundredths to over 3 inches of much needed rain around Russell County.

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Cadet Law Enforcement Academy Introduces Students to Training Process

KHP Cadet TrainingThe black center circle was mottled with holes as Riley Chrisler, 18, of Natoma, inspected his paper target at the Kansas Highway Patrol weapons range Wednesday morning.

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