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Dole Announces Next Round of Stops

Bob DoleSenator Bob Dole has announced the next round of trips he will make to Kansas this year.

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Early Morning Storm System Packs Damaging Winds, Beneficial Rain

Severe WeatherAn early Thursday morning round of storms in the KRSL listening area knocked out power for a brief time in various parts of Russell County, but brought very beneficial rainfall.

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Two More Animals Test Positive for Rabies

Rabies AlertIn April, Russell had a non-domestic animal that tested positive for the rabies virus in the 100 Block of Barbara Ave and now within the month of May, two other non-domestic animals have tested positive as well.

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Three Arrested in Gorham for Marijuana Possession

Drug ArrestThree people were arrested Wednesday morning in Gorham for possession of marijuana according to the Russell County Sheriff's Office.

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Budget Talks, Development of New Water Sources Dominate Russell City Council Work Study

Russell City Council 5-6-14Talks regarding the 2015 fiscal year budget and development of new water sources dominated discussion Tuesday afternoon at the Russell City Council's regular monthly work study session.

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Heat Burst Impacts Area

Ellsworth Heat BurstA heat burst impacted many areas of central Kansas late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning according to the National Weather Service.

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Couch Announces Retirement, Minutes Now Included

Dave CouchUSD 407 Superintendent Dave Couch announced his retirement Monday night at a special Board of Education meeting. The retirement will be effective following the conclusion of the 2014-2015 school year.

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