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Record Snowfall Amounts Around the Russell Area

Snow at KRSL Studios 4 2-21-13A winter storm Wednesday and Thursday pummeled the area with more than a foot of snow, with some areas of central Kansas receiving as much as a foot and a half.

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UPDATE: More Storm Shots from Historic Winter Storm

Snow at KRSL Studios 3 2-21-13Here are some pictures from our listeners from this week's massive winter storm.  Thank you to everyone who submitted pictures.

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State Senator Bowers Calling Kansans for Kansas Boards and Commissions

Elaine BowersState Senator Elaine Bowers (R-Concordia) is currently searching for qualified service minded individuals to serve as gubernatorial appointees on several Kansas Boards.

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City of Russell Crews Working Around the Clock to Clear Snow

Storm Shot from Jason Drake 2-21-13City of Russell crews have been working since the very early morning hours on Thursday to clear Russell streets of the heavy snow that has fallen.

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Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole Funds FHSU Scholarship to Honor His Sisters

Bob DoleBob Dole, an American political icon and native of Russell, has created a scholarship at Fort Hays State University to honor his two sisters.

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KWO Approves Release from Cedar Bluff

Kansas Water OfficeThe Kansas Water Office says it will begin releasing water Monday from Cedar Bluff Reservoir to help recharge Hays water wells.

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Russell City Council Approves Snow Removal Policy

Quinday City CouncilAt its regular monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Russell City Council approved a formal snow removal policy that specifically ranks street clearing priorities for city crews following a snow or ice event.

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