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State Legislators Tour Russell County

Legislators at Land PrideRussell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau hosted a legislative tour with State Senator Elaine Bowers and State Representative Troy Waymaster on Monday, July 22.

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Dole, Eisenhower Named to Governor’s Re-election Team

Bob DoleFormer Senator Bob Dole and the granddaughter of President Dwight D. Eisenhower have been named to Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's re-election team for 2014.

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Storm Shots from Monday Night

7-22 storm 1A picturesque thunderstorm formed over Russell and moved south Monday evening, and courtesy of one of our KRSL listeners, here are a few pictures of that storm.

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Another Report of Stolen Oilfield Tubing

Crime PhotoJust two weeks after over $1000 worth of oilfield tubing was stolen from a property in Russell County, authorities report another large theft of tubing has taken place.

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Russell County Free Fair is This Week

Russell County Fair SignIt's time once again for the Russell County Free Fair, this year featuring many of your favorite exhibits and events, but also a few new things have been added to the schedule.

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Man Dies After Being Burned in Bale Fire

Bale Fire 1An elderly Osborne County farmer has died after being severely burned in a Thursday night fire involving around 300 hay bales.

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Witt Sworn In as New City Councilman

Witt takes oathTony Witt was sworn in Friday morning at City Hall as Russell's newest Councilmember.

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