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Report: Warm Temps Needed to Assess Wheat Damage

wheat fieldA new report says warmer temperatures are needed before Kansas farmers can assess the freeze damage to their winter wheat crop.

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Three AD Candidates Interviewed by USD 407 BOE

USD 407 BOEThe USD 407 Board of Education met Monday evening in special session to begin the interview process to find a new district Activities and Athletics Director.

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Late Season Snow Storm Hits Kansas

Russell View 9am 4-23-13An unusually late season snow storm moved across Kansas Monday and Tuesday.

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One Woman Injured Saturday in Three Vehicle Crash in Russell

4-20 Front St CrashA woman was taken to Russell Regional Hospital with injuries late Saturday morning after being involved in a three vehicle crash on North Front Street in Russell.

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Dog in Russell Tests Positive for Rabies Virus

Rabies AlertA domestic dog within the City of Russell has tested positive for the rabies virus. Animals with rabies tend to behave bizarrely and often aggressively, increasing the chances that they will bite another animal or a person and transmit the disease.

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Options Wins Statewide Award for Service to Survivors

OPTIONS State AwardDomestic and Sexual Violence Services, Inc. (Options) announces that Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt presented the agency with the Outstanding Victim Services Organization for 2013 at the 16th Annual Crime Victims Right's Conference on April 3, 2013.

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Electric Department Staying Busy

powerTo continue to better the City of Russell's power grid, Russell Electric Utilities Director Duane Banks says several updates, upgrades and installations are currently taking place around the city.

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