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2017-2018 Winter is Driest on Record

Dry Winter 2018Very dry weather has plagued much of Kansas the past four months, with portions of central, south central and southwest Kansas experiencing their driest November through February period since reliable records began in 1895 according to the National Weather Service in Wichita.

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Man Arrested Near Russell for Drugs Following Traffic Stop

Drug ArrestA man was arrested near Russell early Sunday morning for drug possession.

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Russell Man Arrested in Phillips County Narcotics Investigation

Drug Arrest 2A Russell man has been arrested in an ongoing narcotics investigation in Phillips County.

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New Operation Christmas Child Team Members

Operation Christmas ChildTeam members have been added to the Russell area year-round volunteers for Operation Christmas Child, a mission of Samaritan's Purse.

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Firefighters Respond to Scrap Yard Fire

3-9-18 Scrap Yard Fire 1Local firefighters responded to a scrap yard just east of Russell Friday afternoon for a fire involving cars and grass.

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Russell Community Theater Announces 2018 Season

Russell Community Theater PlayhouseRussell Community Theater has announced its 2018 slate of plays.

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Senator Bowers Recognizes 2018 Staff

Bowers 2018 StaffState Senator Elaine Bowers (R-Cloud County) would like to recognize the hard work put in by her staff who has assisted her during the 2018 legislative session.

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