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Historic Russell Pharmacy Changes Hands

Don Dawson PharmacyUpon the recent retirement of longtime local pharmacist Don Dawson, for the first time since 1902, a Dawson-owned drug store will not be in Russell.

However, Dawson's former pharmacy, located at 725 North Main, will remain open with new owners and under new management.

The business is now titled Midwest Family Health Pharmacy and Home Care with owners Rob and Stacie Wenzl of Phillipsburg. Jake Windscheffel will serve as pharmacist.Midwest Family Health

Dawson, a lifetime resident of Russell, retires after operating his own pharmacy for the past 40 years.

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